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    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A coal miner's safety lamp manufactured in Poland circa 1915. The miner's number 3 tag is affixed to the top.
    • Snow Hill Coal Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana.

    • Snow Hill Coal Mine (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Mine lighting; Electric lamps, Portable;
    • Two men are working mining equipment to extract coal in the Snow Hill Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. Note that the miners are wearing a safety helmet with a battery powered lamp lnown as a bug light. The battery was worn on the miner's...
    • Disability note for a miner

    • Goleic, Peter -- Health; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Health; Physicians -- Manuscripts;
    • This manuscript doctor's note for Peter Goleic [?] explains the miner's inability to work due to a fractured left arm. The note was issued on December 23, 1914 by Dr. A. Salaroglio, who functioned as a Consigliere for local immigrants.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps;
    • A small brass carbide lamp without reflector; worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • A small brass carbide lamp without reflector manufactured by the Justrite Manufacturing Company; worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • A small brass Justrite carbide lamp with a concave metal reflector worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Belt, leather utility

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather utility belt made and to carry a miner's equipment. Coal miners were responsible for procuring their equipment and they were quite adept at adapting belts, hats and lamps to aid them underground.
    • Lunch pail

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Pails;
    • This is a miner's lunch pail used to carry food into the mines.
    • Cap, cloth with wick lamp

    • Caps (Headgear) ; Wick lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A cloth miner's cap with a metal latch and a wick or sunshine lamp.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene Lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A brass carbide lamp with a concave metal mirror worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Wood carving of a coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Wood carvings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a wood carving of a miner holding a pick axe created by Harold Bowden. The figure is dressed in a miner's outfit, and is wearing a cap with a carbide lantern. Note the lunch pails located at the figure's feet.
    • Wood carving of miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Wood carvings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a wood carving of a miner created by Harold Bowden. The figure is dressed in a miner's outfit, and is wearing a cap with a carbide lantern while pushing a coal laden mine railroad car.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • 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

    • 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; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • 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

    • 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...
    • Laundry basket

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Laundry -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a square metal hanging basket used to hold a miner's clothes in the bath house.
    • Laundry basket

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Laundry -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a round metal laundry basket used to hold the miner's clothes in the bath house.
    • 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.

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