West Virginia Office of Miners Health, Safety and Training
Photos from West Virginias Mining History (early 1900's)
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Bathhouse scene 1914.
Miners operating a Shortwall Coal Cutter.
Miners working a the face, early 20th century.
Miner with a canary.
Jeffery Shortwall Coal Cutter (note exposed chain drive).
Gathering Locomotive and trip (note: passenger is smoking).
Eccles West Virginia - 1916
Early Loading Machine (note: flame safety lamps hanging in background)
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