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Coal mines are named among miners in accordance with the method of approach from the surface to the vein. The entrance pictured above is a ? and full cars are hauled uphill to the surface opening. This particular slope mine is famous because within it the U.S. Bureau of Mines conducts a great variety of mining experiments.

Image ID: 107531

Coal mines are named among miners in accordance with the method of approach from the surface to the vein. The entrance p...

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:  Coal mines are named among miners in accordance with the method of approach from the surface to the vein. The entrance pictured above is a ? and full cars are hauled uphill to the surface opening. This particular slope mine is famous because within it the U.S. Bureau of Mines conducts a great variety of mining experiments.

Item Physical Description

: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Notes

: 1438

Source

: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.5 - The epic of industry / (unpublished photographs) / Coal mining

Source Description

: Approx. 8,000 photographs

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 107531

Record ID

: 134275

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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