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    • Coal Car in Pocahontas Mine 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Eight on car of bituminous coal on exhibit in West Virginia's world famed Pocahontas Exhibition Mine. Although the mine is well lighted, all machinery is painted a luminous white to further aid vision.
    • Coal Tipple 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Knott County, Kentucky
    • Deserted Houses of Coal mining Families in Big Stick, West Virginia 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Lacey Springs, VA
    • Elderly Coal mining couple 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Inside of Coal Mine 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Pony Pulling Worker Into Mine 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Still used in some mines in Appalachia's coal mining regions, despite introduction of modern day machinery. This is true where a coal mine is owned by a family and often in "pencilstripe" seams of coal.
    • Teach Slone and child 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Two Coal Miners 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      These two coal miners were mule drivers in the early mining days.
    • Two Coal Miners at Work in Coal Mine at Pocahontas, Virginia 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Two miners doing "rob work", pulling the pillars left behind during operation.