Sahara Coal Company, Inc., Mine No. 5
29-9S-5E-6e, Saline County, Illinois;
Placing compressed air shell in a hole in the coal preparatory to "shooting" down the coal. Coal being shot is to open a crosscut with the next entry.;
1 photograph and negative;
Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Saline County
Sahara Coal Company, Inc.
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