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Slide set: Coal mining: or, underground life (lecture: York & Son, 30 slides, 1894)

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Slide 1

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Slide 2

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Slide 3

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Slide 4

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Slide 5
Undercutting Coal
Slide 6

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Slide 7
Cutting the Bottom Layers of Coal
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Slide 9
Boring a Shot Hole in the Top Coal
Slide 10
Percussive Hand Boring
Slide 11
Drilling with a Machine
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Slide 13
Loading Slack
Slide 14
Fixing short Timber Props
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Slide 16
Effects of Pressure on Masonry and Timber
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Slide 18**
Haulage by Horses
Slide 19
Self-acting Incline Haulage
Slide 20
Endless Rope Haulage
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Slide 22

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Slide 23
Testing the Roof
Slide 24
Separation Doors between Intake and Return Airways
Slide 25**
Testing for Gas
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Slide 27
Limestone Mining, showing Pillars
Slide 28
Limestone Mining, view down a Stall
Slide 29
Underground Stables
Slide 30
Meal-time Underground
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Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1894-1914 (item ref. 713)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 37)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 366)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 317)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. TRA 43)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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photographer: HUGHES, Herbert W., F.G.S., Assoc.R.S.M.  (1862-1937) – Identified in OMLJ 5.66 p.180

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Herbert W. Hughes, Coal-mining: or, underground life (London: York & Son, 1894)


20 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001023

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 May 2024

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