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    • Air gauge

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • An air gauge was used to check air flow into an underground mine.
    • Atlas Powder Company wooden box

    • Atlas Powder Company; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Explosives; Mine tools; Wooden boxes;
    • An Atlas Powder Company wooden box used as packaging for the high explosives produced and marketed by the company.
    • Ayshire Strip Mine employees, Centenary, Indiana

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; McGill, Hugh, Senior; Ayshire Strip Mine (Centenary, Ind.); Strip mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Three miners are posed inside the dragline in this circa 1940s photograph taken at the Ayshire Strip Mine in Centenary, Indiana, Vermillion County. In the foreground is Hugh McGill Sr., father of former Clinton Mayor, Hugh McGill.
    • Belt

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather belt made by Marco Zanandrea.
    • Belt, leather

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather belt worn by a miner.
    • 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.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mules; Mining equipment;
    • This video depicts underground coal mining in the 1950s at the Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The video illustrates mining techniques, equipment, tools, people, vehicles, structures, and livestock.
    • Bogle Mine, Ben and Willis Burton underground at the Bogle Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Bogle Mine (Vermillion County, Ind.); Burton, Ben; Burton, Willis;
    • Ben Burton and Willis Burton, coal miners underground at the the Bogle Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana. The photograph was taken on February 27, 1914. The miners are wearing carbide lamps on their camps and are pictured with a square mouth...
    • Bolt cutter

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mining equipment;
    • A steel bolt cutter used by coal miners to cut steel bolts and rods.
    • Boots, leather

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Boots;
    • A pair of leather boots worn by a coal miner.
    • Cap, cloth with carbide lamp

    • Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A cloth cap with a brass carbide lamp worn by miners to provide light when working underground.
    • 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.
    • Cartridge soap

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County --Equipment and supplies; Household soap; Mining equipment;
    • A bar of cartridge soap used by coal miners for washing.
    • Certificate of competency to serve as mine boss

    • Indiana. Industrial Board.; Reed, William H.; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Terre Haute -- Certification;
    • This certificate of competency to serve as mine boss was issued to William H. Reed, Terre Haute, Indiana, on October 2, 1920 by the State of Indiana Industrial Board.
    • Certificate of competency to serve as miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Gilles, Jasper; Indiana. Office of Miners Examining Board.;
    • This Certificate of competence to serve as miner was issued to Jasper Gilles on August 3, 1921 by the State of Indiana, Vermillion County, Office of Miners Examining Board.

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