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Digger is breaking large lumps of coal with an ax preparatory to loading the car. He uses an open flame lamp. Unsafe practice in gaseous mine.

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Title
Digger is breaking large lumps of coal with an ax preparatory to loading the car. He uses an open flame lamp. Unsafe practice in gaseous mine.
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.5 - The epic of industry

(unpublished photographs)

Coal mining

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Coal mining -- United States
Coal miners
Safety
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: 8829
Physical Description
Extent: 15.5 x 20.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3795bb50-c613-012f-ea60-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Digger is breaking large lumps of coal with an ax preparatory to loading the car. He uses an open flame lamp. Unsafe practice in gaseous mine." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b4aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Digger is breaking large lumps of coal with an ax preparatory to loading the car. He uses an open flame lamp. Unsafe practice in gaseous mine." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b4aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). Digger is breaking large lumps of coal with an ax preparatory to loading the car. He uses an open flame lamp. Unsafe practice in gaseous mine. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b4aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Digger is breaking large lumps of coal with an ax preparatory to loading the car. He uses an open flame lamp. Unsafe practice in gaseous mine.