Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work. Belgian Coal Miners circa 1900

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work

Coal miners crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a hard day of work. Not the greatest working conditions :-/

Hard Day At Coal Mining Using the 16 Pound Sledge Hammer, Breaking Up Coal For Loading Coal Cars

Hard Day At Coal Mining Using the 16 Pound Sledge Hammer, Breaking Up Coal For Loading Coal Cars.

{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

Documenting 'Dirty' Jobs: Miners At Work

Coal miner Lee Hipshire in shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. at the end of his shift. At age he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease.

inside a coal mine courtesy of appanoose county historical society 1763x1177 Coal Mine History

inside a coal mine courtesy of appanoose county historical society Coal Mine History

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian Battleground, 1964

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian Battleground, 1964

18 Year Old Coal Miner, Ray Martin Near Islom, Kentucky Saw the same all over Virginia and West Virginia

Coal miner in west Virginia

A woman stands with a coal miner in Holden, West Virginia, in this 1938 photo. Anthony Stewart was a bookkeeper in National Geographic’s photo lab before launching a decades-long career shooting pictures for the magazine.

Coal miner

- miners face numerous hazards on the job. If you have gotten an injury or illness as a result of your work, then you may be able to get some

An art exhibition depicting memories of Yorkshire coal mining opens near Wakefield.

Artist's Yorkshire mining memories

Back in 1869 the Merefield Colliery was sunk, later becoming the Glasshoughton Colliery which Milner grew up in the shadow of and went on to paint.

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Contiuous Miner at work. This is what my husband run most of his mining career . The Continuous Miner

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