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    • Sign, code of signals

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Signs (Notices);
    • A blue and white enamelled metal sign stating the meaning of the bell signals used by coal mines to warn miners and operators.
    • Helmet, safety with  carbide lamp

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats; Acetylene lamps; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This fiberglass safety helmet has a hard plastic mount with a Justrite carbide lamp attached. The helmet is stamped USMC.
    • Fire extinguisher balls.

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Fire extinguishers;
    • Six red glass portable balls containing an unknown liquid used to extinguish fire. The balls are stored in the original hard case.
    • Handi Vent breathing machine.

    • Respirators (Medical equipment); Artificial respiration -- Equipment and supplies; Foster, Claude E.;
    • This ihandi Vent breathing machine is one of the first machines manufactured and one of the first issued for use by Claude E. Foster for 6 years. Foster died May 16, 1981.
    • Hoisting whistle

    • Mine communication systems; Signals and signaling; Mine safety --Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a hoisting whistle from the #10 Mine in Dugger, Indiana. The whistle would be blown when the lift carrying miners in and out of the mine was in operation.
    • Respirator, self-rescuer W-65

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine rescue breathing apparatus; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Artificial respiration -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a self-rescuer respirator manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Co., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The respirator is stored in a metal container fastened to the miner's belt. The original packaging notes the approval of the device by the...
    • Blasting cap, pyrotechnic fuse

    • Coal mines and mining -- Explosives; Blasting; Explosives;
    • This is a pyrotechnic fuse blasting cap with a metal cylinder closed at one end. The fuse extends from the open end and is crimped into place within an empty area in the cylinder. Below the chamber holding the fuse is the pyrotechnic ignition mix,...
    • 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.
    • Helmet, safety with power pack and belt.

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats; Electric lamps, Portable; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a safety helmet with a battery powered light attached to it. The battery is worn on the miner's leather belt. A battery operated lamp and saftey helmet are also referred as a bug light. This helmet was worn by Bill Nash.
    • Safety pins with miner life check numbers

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Pins & needles;
    • These are safety pins with miner life check numbers used by coal miners. The pins are number 414 and 419 respectively.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps;
    • Two safety lamps used by coal miners. The safety lamp's enclosed flame is covered by an unpenetrable mesh screen. If the flame dims when the lamp is raised near the ceiling the miner knows that too much gas and not enough oxygen is present in the...
    • Sunflower Mine tile

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Sunflower Mine (Dugger, Ind.); Pottery;
    • This is a ceramic tile that shows the Sunflower Coal Mine.
    • Award safety plaque, Jasonville Shop.

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Rewards of merit; Safety; Peabody Coal Company (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • This is an award plaque to commemorate consecutive days of injury free working hours for the Jasonville Shop. The award was presented by the Peabody Coal Company.
    • Award safety plaque, Jasonville Shop

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Rewards of merit; Safety; Peabody Coal Company (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • This is an award plaque to commemorate consecutive days of injury free working hours for the Jasonville Shop. The award was presented by the Peabody Coal Company.
    • Slope meter

    • Mine tools; Mining equipment;
    • This is a slope meter used by coal miners. This slope meter was constructed by the Hendrick Manufactoring Company from Carbondale, PA.
    • Mine safety judge medals

    • Coal miners -- Medals -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Wills, Paul;
    • These are mine safety judge medals for Paul Wills. The years for the medals from left to right are 1957, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1967.
    • Half hatchet

    • Mine tools; Axes;
    • This is a half hatchet used by coal miners. Half hatchets usually have steel heads and hickory handles, since hickory is very durable wood.
    • Blacksmith anvil and tools

    • Blacksmithing -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Anvils
    • This is an anvil and tools used by blacksmiths. The tools are made of steel and used for various tasks, such as horseshoe making and tool repair.

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