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Mouth of drift mine (bituminous)

Image ID: 107532

Mouth of drift mine (bituminous)

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Image Title

:  Mouth of drift mine (bituminous)

Item Physical Description

: 13 x 18 cm.

Notes

: At present, two drift openings serve the tipple. In the near future, another drift will be driven. The coal outcrops along a hillside fronting on the Conemaugh River below Johnstown. The track in the extreme left leads to the other opening. Trips from drift no. 2 are backed into the loaded tracks leading to the tipple, thus permitting two different trips to be coupled together for removal to the preparator by the trip feeder. When the vei ....
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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: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.5 - The epic of industry / (unpublished photographs) / Coal mining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

: 107532

Record ID

: 134276

Digital Item Published

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

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