Glass Slide Catalog

Slide No.sort ascending Title Date Notes Keywords Added Entries
05095 Coal picking tables Coal mines and mining; Operations; More Info
05094 Coal mine shaft bottom, West Frankfort, Illinois Coal mines and mining; Underground mining; Shaft; More Info
05093 Two views of the shale mining operations at the plant of the Western Brick Company, near Danville 1919 Buildings; Mines and mining -- Shale; Vermilion County, Illinois Coal Mining Investigations Bulletin no. 02, figure 24 (http://hdl.handle.net/2142/45050) More Info
05091 Big Creek Coals Inc. Mine no. 4 material shaft bottom 1921 See Coal Section file ml_713 Coal mines and mining; Underground mining; Shaft; Railroad; Saline County, Illinois Big Creek Coals Inc.; Photograph 713; ml_713 More Info
05090 Steam stripping shovel 1910 circa IMI 93 Early steam stripping operation. This photo was probably taken around 1910, but the location and the mine are unknown. The shallowness of the pit and the forested land suggests somewhere in southern Illinois. Note the Marion shovel loading coal onto mine cars pulled by steam locomotive. This sort of operation marked the early stages of what was to become a major source of Illinois coal production.; Coal Section file set01_013 Coal mines and mining; Surface mining; Machinery; Shovel; Railroad cars set01_013 More Info
05089 Storage battery locomotive Mancha Mine 96, Consolidation Coal Company Coal Section file sl_012 Coal mines and mining; Machinery Locomotive sl_012 More Info
05088 Construction of compartmented mine shaft Shaft shows three compartments, what Green (1889) indicates is normal for bituminous shafts Coal Section file sl_011 Coal mines and mining sl_011 More Info
05087 Main hoist at the New Orient Mine driven by two 2000 D.C. motors 2 glass slides; Ilgner set; West Frankfort, Illinois; Coal Section file sl_010 and ml_M1457 Coal mines and mining; Underground mining; Surface works; Machinery; Elevator hoist sl_010; ml_M1457; New Orient Mine; CW & F Coal Company More Info
05086 Photographs of heading before and after block shot is fired into coal seam "Permissible explosive, heading after firing breaker shot"; Large blocks of shot coal show cleavage; Coal Section file sl_006, sl_007, sl_008, sl_009' 4 photographs Coal mines and mining; Underground mining; Explosives; sl_006; sl_007; sl_008; sl_009 More Info
05085 32-yard shovel at Northern Illinois Coal Company, near Wilmington 1935 circa circa 1935; Marion 5560 shovel; Coal Section file sl_005 Coal mines and mining; Surface mining; Machinery; Shovel; sl_005 More Info
05084 Locomotive to pull coal cars Power source is trolley, electric. 20 tons, 3 motors; Coal Section file sl_001 Coal mines and mining; Machinery sl_001 More Info
05083 Belt conveyor loaded with coal the H.C. Frick Coke Company 1950s circa 1950s; Coal Section file ml_imi_068; This belt is part of a system 4.5 miles long. It can move 9000 tons of coal per day, which is typical of a belt this size. Coal mines and mining; Machinery; H.C. Frick Coke Company; ml_imi_068 More Info
05082 13-ton battery-powered rack rail locomotive 1915 circa circa 1915; Coal Section file ml_imi_053; Unusual style of motor not common in Illinois; Uses a center gear, which meshes with the toothed center rail enabling it to negotiate very steep grades or run on wet track with no loss of traction. Coal mines and mining; Machinery; ml_imi_053 More Info
05081 Mule driver spragging a loaded car on the track 1915 circa circa 1915; "H.C. Frick Coke Co., Subsidiary of U.S. Steel Corportation, U-1" Coal Section file ml_imi_052 Coal mines and mining; Coal car; Mule; ml_imi_052 More Info
05080 Shaft sinking buck loaded with two men and ready to go below 1905 circa circa 1905; Unidentified mine; Page 6 of "Coal Mining in Illinois"; Coal Section file ml_imi_016 Coal mines and mining; Underground mining; Machinery; ml_imi_016 More Info
05079 Horseback in no. 5 coal at El-B Mine, Lincoln Coal mines and mining; Underground mining; More Info
05078 Horseback in no. 5 coal in Truax-Traer strip mine at Fiatt Coal mines and mining; Surface mining; Springfield (No. 5) coal; Fulton County, Illinois Truax-Traer More Info
05077 Photograph showing the inside of Ginte Mine, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Mines and Mining -- Zinc; Mines and Mining -- Lead; Jo Daviess County, Illinois Ginte Mine More Info
05076 Photograph of mine buildings at the Graham Mine, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Mines and Mining -- Zinc; Mines and Mining -- Lead; Jo Daviess County, Illinois Graham Mine More Info
05075 Photograph of entrance to Bautsch Mine, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Mines and Mining -- Zinc; Mines and Mining -- Lead; Jo Daviess County, Illinois Bautsch Mine More Info

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