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Coal Miners in front of railroad car filled with coal

Citation

“Coal Miners in front of railroad car filled with coal,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/80.

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Description

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.

Subjects

  • industry

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white photographic print

Identifier

  • GCHM-P-0012
  • Original archive: 02-02-005
  • Original archive: 04-03-001
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