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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Fuel from the Depths
A Reading Anthracite miner tending a mechanical conveyor which carries anthracite for long distances in the workings. The electric wire strung overhead the tense pose of the worker, and the general background give the scene a curious resemblance to a diver at work in a sea cavern.
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company
Titles and descriptions used here created by the company in the 1930s.
Coal mines and miningConveying machineryCoal minersConveyor belts
1 photographic print : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company photographs (Accession 1980.318)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company photographs (Accession 1980.318), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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