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    • Union Carbide miners lamp can.

    • Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Acetylene as fuel;
    • This is a metal can that contained carbide lamp fuel used in the carbide lamps worn by miners.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Wolf Safety Lamp Company;
    • A safety lamp manufactured by the Wolf Safety Lamp Company. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough...
    • 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, 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.
    • Lamp, wick

    • Wick lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a double spout wick lamp used by coal miners in coal mines. Note the holes on the spout of the lamp, used for air flow to keep the lamp lit. The wick lamp used kerosene and a paraffin like substance called sunshine. The miner would...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Acetylene lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a brass carbide lamp used by coal miners in underground mines. 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...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Acetylene lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a brass carbide lamp used by coal miners in coal mines. 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...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Acetylene lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a carbide lamp used by coal miners in underground mines. 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...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Acetylene lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a carbide lamp used by coal miners in underground mines. 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...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Acetylene lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a carbide lamp used by coal miners in coal mines. 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...
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Acetylene lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a carbide lamp used by coal miners in coal mines. 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...
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps;
    • This safety lamp belonged to John Richmond. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A miner's safety lamp. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A miner's safety lamp. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • 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...
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Safety lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This artifact is a safety lamp used by coal miners in coal mines. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling, it signaled that there was too much...

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