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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.
Transport Competition at Anthracite Colliery
Electric railway trains and electrically driven conveyor belts are features of the world's largest anthracite breaker at Locust Summit. The mound in the background is an accumulation of non-combustible material from which Reading Anthracite is freed before it is sent out to heat millions of homes in the U. S. and Canada.
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 miningConveyor beltsConveying machinery