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    • Lamp, wick

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Wick lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Four wick or sunshine lamps used by coal miners from 1900 to 1912. The wick lamp used kerosene and a paraffin like substance called sunshine. The miner would light the wick and the sunshine slowed the burning of the kerosene and prolonged...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • Three carbide lamps used by coal miners. The lamps on the left and right were manufactured by the Justrite Manufacturing Company.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • Five carbide lamps used by coal miners. Three of the lamps were manufactured by the Justrite Manufacturing Company.
    • Coal miners with a pit pony in harness, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Pit pony; Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps; Lunchboxes;
    • This photograph portrays seven coal miners with a pit pony in harness at an unidentified mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. Three of the miners' caps sport carbide lamps and one miner is holding an aluminum lunch bucket.
    • Flask, metal

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Bottles; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • Two Justrite metal flasks used to transport carbide for the lamps worn by miners.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Marcinko, Andy; Wolf Safety Lamp Company;
    • Two safety lamps. The lamp on the left was manufactured by the Wolf Safety Lamp Company and used by Andy Marcinko at the Big Oak Mine in Vermillion County.
    • Miners lamp tin

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mining equipment; Fuel;
    • This is a tin containing Miners Lamp (Calcium Carbide), a fuel produced by Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation and used by coal miners in carbide lamps.
    • Carbide lamp tin.

    • Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Safety lamps; Mining equipment; Fuel;
    • This is a tin that holds carbide fuel, used in lamps by coal miners.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Four carbide lamps used by coal miners between 1912 and the 1930s. Water dripping on the carbide in the lamp produced a gas that went to the lens. To create light the miner then lit the lamp wick. Miners purchased their own carbide for...
    • Justrite carbide lamp replacement parts.

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps;
    • An assortment of replacement parts for Justrite carbide lamps made by the Justrite Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Illinois. Depicted are lighter attachments, flints, felt packing, jewel tips, clear cover lens, wicks, lamp reflectors, fuel wells,...
    • Justrite carbide lamp repair list

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This is a checklist used by coal miners to indicate what repair parts were needed for their Justrite carbide lamps.
    • Coal miners, unidentified, Vermillion County, Indiana.

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Acetylene lamps; Caps (Headgear);
    • Six coal miners pose for a photograph in front of mining equipment in an unidentified underground mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. Note the carbide lamps on the miners' caps and the rafters and posts securing the ceiling.

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