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Plan of the lots laid out at Pittsburg and the Coal Hill.

Plan of the lots laid out at Pittsburg and the Coal Hill.

Scale ca. 1:1,600. Title, on label, on verso: Plan of the lots at Pittsburg & Coal Hill and the manor. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Deteriorated along previous fold lines. Watermark: J. Wh... more

A lying in visit; or a short sighted mistake

A lying in visit; or a short sighted mistake

Cartoon of a woman in a striped dress, with her arms extended to a coal-scuttle being held by a uniformed footman. She smiles and bends over toward the coal-shuttle. Imp. Pub. Apr. 1, 1792 by SWFores No 3 Picc... more

Mechanics. Coal measuring Kneass sc

Mechanics. Coal measuring Kneass sc

Print shows a mechanical device for measuring coal. Each component is lettered, but lacks the identifying key. Title from item. Printed at top right: "Plate." (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson c... more

U.S. Reports: Runyan vs. The Lessee of Coster et al., 39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 122 (1840)

U.S. Reports: Runyan vs. The Lessee of Coster et al., 39 U.S. (14 Pet....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 39; Peters Volume 14; January Term, 1840; George Runyan vs. the Lessee of John G. Coster and Thomas K. Mercien, who Survived John Hone

Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region with the Atlantic.

Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region ...

Map of parts of Pennyslvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, boundaries, cities, and towns. A table of distances appears at left of map. Scale [ca. 1:660,000].... more

[Print speciman of stock certificate for Loudon Park Cemetery Company and letterhead for Semi Anthracite Coal Company] / Engraved & printed by A. Kollner, Phila.

[Print speciman of stock certificate for Loudon Park Cemetery Company ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 3]

Map of the property of the Western Mining & Manufacturing Co. situate on Drody's Creek, Coal River Peytona, Boone County, Western Virginia /

Map of the property of the Western Mining & Manufacturing Co. situate ...

Shows the names of some residents. Date taken from LC jacket note. Oriented with north toward bottom. Copy imperfect: Very brittle, losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal Company with the avenues to market.

Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal ...

Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal, timber, major cities, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:600,000. LC Railroad maps, 318 Description derived from pu... more

Coal barrow

Coal barrow

U.S. Capitol? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

U.S. Reports: Battin et al. v. Taggert at al., 58 U.S. (17 How.) 74 (1854)

U.S. Reports: Battin et al. v. Taggert at al., 58 U.S. (17 How.) 74 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 58; Howard Volume 17; December Term, 1854; Joseph Battin, Patentee, and Samuel Battin, Assignee, Plaintiffs in error, v. James Taggert, Defendant in error. Joseph Battin, Patent... more

U.S. Reports: Raymond v. Tyson, 58 U.S. (17 How.) 53 (1855)

U.S. Reports: Raymond v. Tyson, 58 U.S. (17 How.) 53 (1855)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 58; Howard Volume 17; December Term, 1854; Israel W. Raymond, Owner and Claimant of the Cargo of the Ship Orphan, consisting of 844 tons of coal, Appellant, v. William Tyson, Libellant

Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond with rail road connections &c.

Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. ...

Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal. Scale ca. 1:320,000. From Report on the Property of the New York & Rich... more

U.S. Reports: Pratt et al v. Reed, 60 U.S. (19 How.) 359 (1857)

U.S. Reports: Pratt et al v. Reed, 60 U.S. (19 How.) 359 (1857)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 60; Howard Volume 19; December Term, 1856; Samuel F. Pratt, Pascal P. Pratt, and Edward P. Beals, Claimants of the Steamboat Sultana, Appellants, v. Charles M. Reed, Libellant

Adams' Patent Coal Sifter

Adams' Patent Coal Sifter

Advertisement, 1859. LOT subject: Household appliances. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Print is one page of pamphlet also advertising "Adams' Patent Bean and Seed Separator"... more

U.S. Reports: Kelly v. Crawford, 72 U.S. (5 Wall.) 785 (1867)

U.S. Reports: Kelly v. Crawford, 72 U.S. (5 Wall.) 785 (1867)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 72; Wallace Volume 5; December Term, 1866; Kelly v. Crawford

U.S. Reports: Canal Company v. Clark, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 311 (1872)

U.S. Reports: Canal Company v. Clark, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 311 (1872)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 80; Wallace Volume 13; December Term, 1871; Canal Company v. Clark

U.S. Reports: Patapsco, The, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 329 (1872)

U.S. Reports: Patapsco, The, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 329 (1872)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 80; Wallace Volume 13; December Term, 1871; The Patapsco

A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Virginia embracing 14,307 acres in Kanawha and Boone counties, West Virginia /

A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Vir...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Oriented with north to bottom. On verso obscured by mounting: Cabin Creek coal [sic] maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civ... more

Hard Coal for the Poor

Hard Coal for the Poor

Boy picking up coal from alongside coal bin and putting it in a bucket, man at bin with shovel. Wood engraving after drawing by Sol Eytinge. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1874 Jan. 31, p. 104. Reference copy may ... more

U.S. Reports: Grand Tower Company v. Phillips et al., 90 U.S. (23 Wall.) 471 (1874)

U.S. Reports: Grand Tower Company v. Phillips et al., 90 U.S. (23 Wall...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 90; Wallace Volume 23; October Term, 1874; Grand Tower Company v. Phillips et al.

U.S. Reports: Transportation Line v. Cooper, 99 U.S. 78 (1879)

U.S. Reports: Transportation Line v. Cooper, 99 U.S. 78 (1879)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 99; October Term, 1878; Transportation Line v. Cooper

Map of the New River Coalfield on C.& O. R.R. /

Map of the New River Coalfield on C.& O. R.R. /

Shows Fayette and Raleigh counties, West Virginia. Pen-and-ink and crayon, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H259 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. An inset c... more

Map showing location of Flat top, New River, Gauly Lower Measures coal field, West Virginia.

Map showing location of Flat top, New River, Gauly Lower Measures coal...

Incorrect scale cited in LC Civil War maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. Includes notes and instructions for draftsman. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H254 Available also thro... more

Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situa...

Detailed map of the north-central and Great Lakes region showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields, names of railroads, and the railroad network. 13641 U.S. Copyright Offic... more

Map showing the road of the Coal and Iron Railway Co. and the coal and iron ore lands along its line.

Map showing the road of the Coal and Iron Railway Co. and the coal and...

Map of the middle Atlantic states showing drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 386 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through... more

U.S. Reports: Hyatt v. Vincennes Bank, 113 U.S. 408 (1885)

U.S. Reports: Hyatt v. Vincennes Bank, 113 U.S. 408 (1885)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 113; October Term, 1884; Hyatt & Others v. Vincennes National Bank, & Another

U.S. Reports: Colorado Coal Co. v. United States, 123 U.S. 307 (1887)

U.S. Reports: Colorado Coal Co. v. United States, 123 U.S. 307 (1887)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 123; October Term, 1887; Colorado Coal and Iron Company v. United States

U.S. Reports: Chicago v. Taylor, 125 U.S. 161 (1888)

U.S. Reports: Chicago v. Taylor, 125 U.S. 161 (1888)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 125; October Term, 1887; Chicago v. Taylor

U.S. Reports: Dewey v. West Fairmont Gas Coal Co., 123 U.S. 329 (1887)

U.S. Reports: Dewey v. West Fairmont Gas Coal Co., 123 U.S. 329 (1887)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 123; October Term, 1887; Dewey v. West Fairmont Gas Coal Company - West Fairmont Gas Coal Company v. Dewey

U.S. Reports: Roberts v. Benjamin, 124 U.S. 64 (1888)

U.S. Reports: Roberts v. Benjamin, 124 U.S. 64 (1888)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 124; October Term, 1887; Roberts v. Benjamin

U.S. Reports: Brock v. Northwestern Fuel Co., 130 U.S. 341 (1889)

U.S. Reports: Brock v. Northwestern Fuel Co., 130 U.S. 341 (1889)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 130; October Term, 1888; Brock v. Northwestern Fuel Company

U.S. Reports: Culliford v. Gomila, 128 U.S. 135 (1888)

U.S. Reports: Culliford v. Gomila, 128 U.S. 135 (1888)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 128; October Term, 1888; Culliford v. Gomila

Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and present and proposed railroads.

Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and present and pr...

Detailed map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

Native women coaling ships with baskets

Native women coaling ships with baskets

Title from Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Mark through left middle could be removed from glass. "26" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08996. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Trinidad Coal Co., 137 U.S. 160 (1890)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Trinidad Coal Co., 137 U.S. 160 (1890)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 137; October Term, 1890; United States v. Trinidad Coal and Coking Company

U.S. Reports: Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Co., 140 U.S. 25 (1891)

U.S. Reports: Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Co., 140 U.S. 25 (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 140; October Term, 1890; Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Company - Hitchcock v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Company

Southwest Custer County, Nebraska.

Southwest Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note the pile of coal at the front of the house original size: 6x8

U.S. Reports: Mitchell v. Erie Railroad Company, 146 U.S. 513 (1892)

U.S. Reports: Mitchell v. Erie Railroad Company, 146 U.S. 513 (1892)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 146; October Term, 1892; Mitchell v. New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad Company

U.S. Reports: Sheffield etc. Railway Co. v. Gordon, 151 U.S. 285 (1894)

U.S. Reports: Sheffield etc. Railway Co. v. Gordon, 151 U.S. 285 (1894...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 151; October Term, 1893; Sheffield and Birmingham Coal, Iron and Railway Company v. Gordon

U.S. Reports: Barden v. Northern Pacific Railroad, 154 U.S. 288 (1894)

U.S. Reports: Barden v. Northern Pacific Railroad, 154 U.S. 288 (1894)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 154; October Term, 1893; Barden v. Northern Pacific Railroad Company

U.S. Reports: Union Pacific Railway Co. v. McDonald, 152 U.S. 262 (1893)

U.S. Reports: Union Pacific Railway Co. v. McDonald, 152 U.S. 262 (189...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 152; October Term, 1893; Union Pacific Railway Company v. McDonald

U.S. Reports: Pittsburgh etc. Coal Co. v. Bates, 156 U.S. 577 (1895)

U.S. Reports: Pittsburgh etc. Coal Co. v. Bates, 156 U.S. 577 (1895)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 156; October Term, 1894; Pittsburgh and Southern Coal Company v. Bates

U.S. Reports: Pittsburgh etc. Coal Co. v. Louisiana, 156 U.S. 590 (1895)

U.S. Reports: Pittsburgh etc. Coal Co. v. Louisiana, 156 U.S. 590 (189...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 156; October Term, 1894; Pittsburgh and Southern Coal Company v. Louisiana

U.S. Reports: Townsend v. St. Louis etc. Mining Co., 159 U.S. 21 (1895)

U.S. Reports: Townsend v. St. Louis etc. Mining Co., 159 U.S. 21 (1895...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 159; October Term, 1894; Townsend v. St. Louis and Sandoval Coal and Mining Company

U.S. Reports: Shipman v. Straitsville Mining Co., 158 U.S. 356 (1895)

U.S. Reports: Shipman v. Straitsville Mining Co., 158 U.S. 356 (1895)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 158; October Term, 1894; Shipman v. Straitsville Central Mining Company

Mining coal three miles under ground, Pennsylvania

Mining coal three miles under ground, Pennsylvania

Stereograph showing two men in mine shaft; one seated using pick ax and the other with mule and cart filled with coal. Copyright 1895 by, Strohmeyer & Wyman. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, New Yo... more

U.S. Reports: United States v. Allen, 163 U.S. 499 (1896)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Allen, 163 U.S. 499 (1896)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 163; October Term, 1895; United States v. Allen

Nagasaki - workers loading ship with coal

Nagasaki - workers loading ship with coal

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Coal section of Flat-top Mountain /

Coal section of Flat-top Mountain /

Shows area from Pineville to the mouth of Crane Creek in West Virginia. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H239 Available also through the Library of Congres... more

Section of coal beds in Flat-top Mountain /

Section of coal beds in Flat-top Mountain /

Elevation profile of a section of coal beds. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H240 In ink: No. 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site a... more

U.S. Reports: The Kate, 164 U.S. 458 (1896)

U.S. Reports: The Kate, 164 U.S. 458 (1896)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 164; October Term, 1896; The Kate

U.S.S. Maine--Firemen and Coal Passers, 1896 / Detroit Photographic Co.

U.S.S. Maine--Firemen and Coal Passers, 1896 / Detroit Photographic Co...

Group of men sitting on floor and some standing, with shovels. No. 020550.

U.S. Reports: Fowler v. Lamson, 164 U.S. 252 (1896)

U.S. Reports: Fowler v. Lamson, 164 U.S. 252 (1896)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 164; October Term, 1896; Fowler v. Lamson

U.S.S. Massachusetts, fire room

U.S.S. Massachusetts, fire room

Attribution based on negative D4-20590. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020593. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S. Reports: The Valencia, 165 U.S. 264 (1897)

U.S. Reports: The Valencia, 165 U.S. 264 (1897)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 165; October Term, 1896; The Valencia

U.S. Reports: Adams v. Henderson, 168 U.S. 573 (1897)

U.S. Reports: Adams v. Henderson, 168 U.S. 573 (1897)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 168; October Term, 1897; Adams v. Henderson

U.S. Reports: Del Monte Min. Co. v. Last Chance Min. Co., 171 U.S. 55 (1898)

U.S. Reports: Del Monte Min. Co. v. Last Chance Min. Co., 171 U.S. 55 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 171; October Term, 1897; Del Monte Mining and Milling Company v. Last Chance Mining and Milling Company

Giant coal dumper /

Giant coal dumper /

"Erie Railroad Series: The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the cou... more

U.S. Reports: V. & A. Coal Co. v. Central Railroad &c. Co., 170 U.S. 355 (1898)

U.S. Reports: V. & A. Coal Co. v. Central Railroad &c. Co., 170 U.S. 3...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 170; October Term, 1897; Virginia and Alabama Coal Company v. Central Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia

U.S. Reports: Clark v. Fitzgerald, 171 U.S. 92 (1898)

U.S. Reports: Clark v. Fitzgerald, 171 U.S. 92 (1898)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 171; October Term, 1897; Clark v. Fitzgerald

Coal is king in the far east / Dalrymple.

Coal is king in the far east / Dalrymple.

Print shows John Bull standing on a "Private Dock" to an island labeled "Coaling Station" that shows an anthropomorphic mountain of coal; in the foreground are William II bowing next to a ship labeled "Germany"... more

U.S. Reports: United States v. Ranlett and Stone, 172 U.S. 133 (1898)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Ranlett and Stone, 172 U.S. 133 (1898)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 172; October Term, 1898; United States v. Ranlett and Stone

U.S. Reports: Castner v. Coffman, 178 U.S. 168 (1900)

U.S. Reports: Castner v. Coffman, 178 U.S. 168 (1900)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 178; October Term, 1899; Castner v. Coffman

Freighter W.W. Brown taking on coal, Cleveland, Ohio

Freighter W.W. Brown taking on coal, Cleveland, Ohio

Title from jacket. "No. 87 G.F.C." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500394. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Coal Hill

The Coal Hill

Photomechanical print shows gates to Coal Hill and three pavilions on the hill. Title from item. In album: Peking, Art Series IV, no. 19.

Coal trestle and car dumping plant, Erie, Pa

Coal trestle and car dumping plant, Erie, Pa

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "84" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012897. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Coal dumping machine, Ashtabula, Ohio

Coal dumping machine, Ashtabula, Ohio

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901); title in Catalogue J: Car dumping machine. "73" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012884. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Lackawanna coal chutes, Buffalo

Lackawanna coal chutes, Buffalo

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011473. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Coal dumping plant, Conneaut, Ohio

Coal dumping plant, Conneaut, Ohio

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "78" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012891. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Coal mining scenes

Coal mining scenes

Photograph shows a montage of six scenes depicting coal miners and mining: Mouth of tunnel, Setting props, Coal breaker, At foot of shaft, On the bucket, and Picking slate. Copyright by Albertype Co. Title from item.

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