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    • Stripping Coal at Hazelton, Pennsylvania

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    • Most coal is mined by sinking a shaft either from the surface of the earth downward or into the side of a hill. Here, however, you see an exception. At Hazleton, the coal vein lies so near the surface of the earth that the easiest way to mine it is...
    • Miners Diggin Anthracite at Scranton, P.A.

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    • Here you see a miner and his helper working in a coal mine. The miner contracts with the company to mine the coal for so much per car or per ton. He furnishes his own tools, pays for the powder with which to blast the coal loose, and hires a helper...
    • Coal Miners

    • Coal Miners--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • A photograph of two miners working underground showing coal carts filled with coal. The man on the right is purported to be Henry West, Fayette County magisitrate. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass...
    • Tandem Automatic Slate Picker, Scranton, P.A.

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    • Unless you know something of the history of coal mining, you cannot understand the value of the machine here shown. In the great breaker building the coal is first crushes. But the coal is not pure. There are minerals, especially slate, mixed with...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Long Branch coal tipple. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of southern West Virginia, at the...
    • Coal Tipple

    • Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
      Coal--Transportation--West Virginia
    • Wingrove coal tipple and power house. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of southern West...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Large tipple and several train cars loaded with coal. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Tipple and loaded coal cars at shaft mines in Stuart, West, Virginia. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal...
    • Coal Miners

    • Coal Miners--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Miner inside mine holding large pieces of coal. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of southern...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Wingrove coal tipple. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of southern West Virginia, at the turn...
    • Loading Cage With Car of Coal, Scranton, P.A.

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    • Here you are at the bottom of an anthracite (n´ thrå-st), or hard coal mine. This is the lower end of the large shaft which leads to the surface of the earth perhaps 1,500 feet above. A carload of coal is on the elevator or cage ready to be lifted...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • White Oak Fuel Company tipple. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of southern West Virginia, at...
    • Coal Miners

    • Coal Miners--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Miners of Nuttallburg mine posing with locomotives and trolley system. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Large tipple and hoist house, probably at Eccles, West Virginia. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal...
    • Coal Tipples

    • Coal Mining--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal mines and mining
    • Powerhouse in foreground and tipple. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the New River Coal Fields of southern West...
    • Coal Miners

    • Coal Miners--West Virginia
      Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal--Mines and Mining
    • Miners from the Collins Colliery mine in Glen Jean, West Virginia carrying tools. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the...
    • Coal Mining Machinery

    • Coal--Appalachian Mountains
      Coal-Mining Machinery
      Coal--Transportation--West Virginia
    • Miner sitting on a locomotive pulling fully loaded coal cars from Prudence #1 mine. From studio portraiture to candid location shots, the William O. Trevey Glass Slide Collection documents the daily lives and labor of coal miners, primarily in the...

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