10 Jan 2012 He perfected a method of underground photography using the standard colliery lighting and was able to photograph coal faces roadways shafts and equipment with amazing clarity In addition to photographing working mines he also recorded abandoned mine workings above and below ground

Riches Buried in the Hills Page 1 of 2 Pennsylvania is rich in coal both anthracite hard coal in the east and bituminous soft coal here in western Pennsylvania Click on the images below to view a larger image To help you see as much as possible from these photographs use the tool quot Reading a Photograph quot nbsp

Miners working at a mine RF Group of miners mining underground RF Dirty coal miner wear hardhat with a hammer drill RF Mine Worker ED Coal miners look on as Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during RF Miner RF Smiling miner with blue eyes wearing nbsp

At the turn of the 20th century in the United States European immigrants were coming in droves to the coal fields of Appalachia Vintage pictures of coal miners in the United States attest to this fact When they arrived – at the promise of steady work – many entered into the cycles and strictures of the typical Appalachian coal nbsp

29 Sep 2014 International sanctions have hindered the import of heavy machinery and modern technology in all sectors and coal mining is no exception Ebrahim Noroozi of the Associated Press documents the working life of Iran 39 s miners in the northern province of Mazandanran

In the many years Stacy Krantiz has been documenting life in Appalachia as seen in her ongoing project As it was Give n to Me she has deftly navigated the minefield that comes with photographing in this often misrepresented part of the county At least since Let Us Now Praise Famous Men the 1941 book by writer nbsp

14 May 2016 The whole coal industry soul of Colorado 39 s North Fork Valley and other Western communities is collapsing Statewide coal production has plummeted by 50 percent since 2004 costing hundreds of jobs

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The Beginning David Barlow Alan Dean David Durward Dave Edwards Roy Lambeth Terry Maddison Bill Sharp Joe Stocks Stuart Tomlins Andy Wallace Photo Index Pictures Aberfan Disaster Beamish The North of England Open Air Museum middot Durham Miners Gala Banners First Aid in Coal Mines Isabella Colliery nbsp