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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.
Loading Mine Cars by Electricity
Mine cars are automatically loaded by motor driven conveyor belts in mines of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company. This scene is more than a thousand feet below the earth's surface at Burnside Colliery, near Samokin, Pa.
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company photographs (Accession 1980.318)
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company
[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
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
1 photographic print : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
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Titles and descriptions used here created by the company in the 1930s.
Coal mines and miningConveying machineryFreight carsConveyor belts