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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.
Stripping a Cast Coal Deposit
The mammoth vein of the Anthracite measures comes to the surface in a great tilted slab, twenty-five to thirty feet thick, on the south slope of the Locust Mountain. A deep excavation which might contain a section of the Panama Canal has been made the dark stripes on the left side of the cut is the coal seem laid bare.
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company
Titles and descriptions used here created by the company in the 1930s.
Coal mines and miningStrip mining
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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