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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.
Control Center at a Reading Anthracite Colliery
The man at the levers of the Hoisting Engine stands enthroned over vital machinery. At a touch of his hand cars loaded with newly mined coal are raised and empty cars are lowered by steel cables which are wound and unwound by electric motors on the great drums shown in the background.
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company
Titles and descriptions used here created by the company in the 1930s.
Coal mines and miningHoisting machinery
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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