Silhouetted against the rising sun, an unknown JS 2-8-2 leads a loaded coal train from Erjing Mine to South Station, where it will be transf...
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w roadway driven from the drift entrance with conveyor belt carrying coal from the Garw Seam, Big Pit 1975.
Mules pull coal from a deep mine at Cannel City in Morgan County. About 80-85 years ago, Cannel City was world famous for its cannel coal, hence the name of the town. A large mining camp grew up around the mines and was served by the Ohio & Kentucky Railroad. The miners in this photo are unidentified.
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Mine America’s Coal Oil on canvas 1943
Help a horde of tiny miners mine gold, silver and coal in Micro Miners.
Lewis Hine. “Child coal miners - drivers and mules, West Virginia coal mine." 1908. Gary, WV, USA.
A huge pile of coal at a West Virginia coal mine. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Embroidered silk dress from 1904, part of the collection from the Met Museum.