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Coal Miners in front of railroad car filled with coal


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This photograph shows coal miners employed by the Madison Coal Company. They are posing in front of an Illinois Central Railroad car filled with coal.

From left to right: Row of men standing: Man #2 standing is Sam Murphy, Man #6 standing is Albert Evans. Row of men kneeling: Man #2 is Chris Schneider and man in the middle with saw is William Werner the mine carpenter.


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