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    • Bunsen coal mines (Vermillion County, Ind.) photograph

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Bunsen Coal Mine #4 (Universal, Ind.); Bunsen Coal Mine #5 (Universal, Ind.); Tipples; Railroads;
    • Black and white photograph showing Bunsen Coal Mine #4 and #5 near Universal, Indiana. The viewer is standing in the middle of a rail looking towards the two mines and their tipples. These twin coal mines were owned by Bunsen Coal Company up...
    • Bunsen coal mine (Vermillion County, Ind.) photograph

    • Bunsen Mine No. 4 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Bunsen Mine No. 5 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph showing a tipple at one of the Bunsen coal mines near Universal, Indiana. In this photograph, coal cars loaded with coal sit underneath the tipple with mine workers posing next to each car. Each coal car holds coal of a...
    • Lower Wabash River Valley map of coal beds and mines

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana; Coal -- Indiana; Coal -- Illinois; Coal -- Kentucky;
    • Scan of a map of coal beds and mines in the Wabash Valley. The northernmost counties on the map are Champaign, Vermilion (Illinois), and Warren (Indiana) Counties, and the southernmost counties are Hopkins, Webster, and Union Counties (Kentucky). ...
    • Certificate of mine rescue and first aid training

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Mine rescue work -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; United States. Bureau of Mines; Reed, William H.;
    • The certificate of mine rescue and first aid training issued to William H. Reed of Clinton, Indiana, on February 20, 1920 by the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines.
    • Bunsen coal mine (Vermillion Countyl, Ind.) photograph

    • Bunsen Mine No. 4 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Bunsen Mine No. 5 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph showing a tipple at one of the Bunsen mines near Universal, Indiana. These twin coal mines were owned by Bunsen Coal Company up until around 1913, and by United States Fuel Company sometime after until at least 1921 as...
    • Bunsen coal mine (Vermillion County, Ind.) photograph

    • Bunsen Mine No. 4 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Bunsen Mine No. 5 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Tipples; Railroads;
    • Black and white photograph showing a tipple at one of the Bunsen coal mines near Universal, Indiana. In this photograph, coal cars loaded with coal sit underneath the tipple, and a mine worker stands in the foreground. These twin coal mines were...
    • Lower Wabash River Valley map of coal beds and mines

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana; Coal -- Indiana; Coal -- Illinois; Coal -- Kentucky;
    • Scan of a map of coal beds and mines in the Wabash Valley. The northernmost counties on the map are Champaign, Vermilion (Illinois), and Warren (Indiana) Counties, and the southernmost counties are Hopkins, Webster, and Union Counties (Kentucky). ...
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County; Cages; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This document is an oral history interview of an unnamed retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. In this interview, he discusses the cages that coal miners took to get down into the coal mines.
    • Oral history interview, William Spence

    • Child labor; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Fontanet -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Fontanet;
    • An oral history interview with William Spence, who talks about working at the coal mines at the age of 12, the mines in Fontanet, drilling holes, and other areas of coal mining.
    • Museum construction 032

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal; Equipment;...
    • Photograph of a display case in the newly opened Coal Town Museum. The case contains pieces of equipment used in coal mines by coal miners.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 1

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 1 (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 2 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 3 (Clinton, Ind.); Mining corporations...
    • A newspaper clipping from the Daily Clintonian about the Clinton Coal Company's Crown Hill Mine No. 1. The photograph depicts the construction of mine's wood tipple in 1901.
    • 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.
    • Sign, mine signals

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining corporations -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Signs (Notices);
    • Sign stating the meaning of bell signals used by coal mines to warn miners and operators.
    • Dustfoe no. 66 respirator tin

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine Safety Appliances Company;
    • This is the metal container for a Dustfoe respirator no. 66 manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Company. The respirator was approved by the U.s. Bureau of Mines and was used by miners for protection against dust and mites.
    • Methanometer

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a National Mine Service Company methanometer, model G 70-D, used to determine the level of methane gas in coal mines.
    • Mule protective back pad

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mules; Ponies; Draft animals -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A back pad placed on the back of a mule or pony as protection against scrapping in underground coal mines.
    • Mine railroad car loaded with coal

    • Bituminous coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine railroad cars;
    • This is a car used by coal miners to load and remove coal from the mines. The car is on display outside of the Coal Town Museum, Clinton, Indiana.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph of a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. A mine cart is moving up a railway on the left of the photograph, and in bottom center a man stands at the end of a truck bed. The truck is partially...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Company; Lawson Coal Company; Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Automobiles; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph, partially blurred, of eight men posing in a group underneath a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. They are standing next to a truck owned by Lawson Coal Company. Another truck in the background...

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