electrically mining rail transport until 1920

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Child Labor - Gary Mine 1908

Child Labor - Gary Mine 1908

Bank boss, (with lamp between knees) Motorman, Brake-boy and Driver. Gary Mine, Gary, W. Va. Boss said he would use more boys if he could get them but they went to school. Note live wire on level with heads. Lo... More

Child Labor - West Virginia. coal mine 1908

Child Labor - West Virginia. coal mine 1908

Entrance to a W. Va. coal mine: a "drift" mine. The live-wire was only shoulder -high in places inside, and unprotected. Location: West Virginia.

Minenlok Lebrun - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Minenlok Lebrun - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Deutsch: Belgische Oberleitungs-Grubenlok, 1897English: Belgian overhead wire mining locomotive of 1897.

Mining locomotive 1895 - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Mining locomotive 1895 - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Deutsch: Two-ton electric mining locomotive, 1895 Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

PSM V24 D767 Siemens and Halske electric train at the 1881 paris exposition

PSM V24 D767 Siemens and Halske electric train at the 1881 paris expos...

Siemens and Halske electric locomotive at the 1881 Paris exposition. This first electric mining locomotive was the second electric locomotive altogether. She ran 45 years from 1882 until 1927, and was named Do... More