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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

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

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

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

[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]

Coal barrow

Coal barrow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Southwest Custer County, Nebraska.

Southwest Custer County, Nebraska.

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

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).

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.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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Car dumping machine, Ashtabula, Ohio

Car dumping machine, Ashtabula, Ohio

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012885. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

"Coal mines - cottage interior"

"Coal mines - cottage interior"

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Mining towns; Labor & laboring classes Housing; Shelf.

Rotary coal car unloader, Cleveland, Ohio

Rotary coal car unloader, Cleveland, Ohio

Title from jacket. "No. 115 G.F.C." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500412. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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.

Coal in Nenana Fields

Coal in Nenana Fields

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

C & A coal car

C & A coal car

Jacket title: C. & A. [Chicago and Alton Railroad] coal car, Mazonia, Ill. Includes photographer's shadow. "85" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042366. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Merchants Coal Company, Store, Morris Avenue & Stonycreek Street, Boswell, Somerset County, PA

Merchants Coal Company, Store, Morris Avenue & Stonycreek Street, Bosw...

Survey number: HAER PA-368-B Building/structure dates: ca. 1900 Initial Construction

Merchants Coal Company, Powerhouse, Atkinson Way & Quemahoning Creek, Boswell, Somerset County, PA

Merchants Coal Company, Powerhouse, Atkinson Way & Quemahoning Creek, ...

Survey number: HAER PA-368-C Building/structure dates: ca. 1900 Initial Construction

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.

Emergency hospital in anthracite coal mines

Emergency hospital in anthracite coal mines

One man bandages head of injured man while another bandages his arm. JO7129 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Co. No. 32565.

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.

Lackawanna coal chutes, Buffalo

Lackawanna coal chutes, Buffalo

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

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.

The Rock Springs Coal Arch in Rock Springs, Wyoming, was a prominent feature of postcards about the town in the 1920s and beyond. Coal has since diminished as an industry in Sweetwater County, but the sign, shortened and spruced-up, remains

The Rock Springs Coal Arch in Rock Springs, Wyoming, was a prominent f...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Wyoming Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph... More

Coaling station and water tank at Mazonia, Ill

Coaling station and water tank at Mazonia, Ill

Jacket title: Coaling station and water tank, C & A [Chicago and Alton Railroad], Mazonia, Ill. "84" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042365. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pratt Coal & Coke Company, Pratt Mines, Convict Cemetery, Bounded by First Street, Avenue G, Third Place & Birmingham Southern Railroad, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Pratt Coal & Coke Company, Pratt Mines, Convict Cemetery, Bounded by F...

Significance: This cemetery provides evidence of the exploitative nature of southern industry. By 1900, black workers formed 65% of the coal mining labor forces and 90% of convicts working at the Pratt Mines. ... More

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.

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.

Anchor Line docks and Penna. R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad coal & ore docks, Erie, Pa

Anchor Line docks and Penna. R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad coal & ore doc...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "85" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012893. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Lackawanna coal chutes, Buffalo, N.Y

Lackawanna coal chutes, Buffalo, N.Y

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "140" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012927. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The bullet scarred American Legation from barricaded City Wall - Forbidden City and Coal Mountain in the distance - Peking, China

The bullet scarred American Legation from barricaded City Wall - Forbi...

Man sitting on ruins of wall, American Legation in the background. H2132 U.S. Copyright Office. Photograph taken by photographer James Ricalton during his trip to China in 1900. (Source: China through the stere... More

Merchants Coal Company, Office, Quemahoning Street & Morris Avenue, Boswell, Somerset County, PA

Merchants Coal Company, Office, Quemahoning Street & Morris Avenue, Bo...

Survey number: HAER PA-368-A Building/structure dates: 1901 Initial Construction

Dumping a car, Ellsworth coal chutes, Cleveland, Ohio

Dumping a car, Ellsworth coal chutes, Cleveland, Ohio

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012863. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Schooner Paul Palmer unloading coal, Portsmouth, N.H.

Schooner Paul Palmer unloading coal, Portsmouth, N.H.

Title from jacket. "4281" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036206. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Old king coal's crown in danger / J.S. Pughe.

Old king coal's crown in danger / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a dejected coal sculpture of a royal figure labeled "Old King Coal" wearing robes and a crown which he holds onto his head; in the background are facturies burning oil for fuel and spewing th... More

He took the bull by the horns; but-- / Keppler.

He took the bull by the horns; but-- / Keppler.

Illustration shows John Mitchell, president of the United Mine Workers of America, grasping an angry bull labeled "Coal Operators' Combine" by the horns. The cartoonist is suggesting that the bull might get the... More

Anthracite Coal Strike Commission appointed 1902 by President Roosevelt

Anthracite Coal Strike Commission appointed 1902 by President Roosevel...

Stereograph showing portrait of the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission. H28909 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 4981. Title from item. On recto: Copyrighted 1903 by William H. Rau.

Coal hoist, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Coal hoist, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Date based on negative D4-21818. "25" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021819. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Coal transportation

Coal transportation

Mules pulling boat up canal, Pa.(?).

Str. Augustus B. Wolvin discharging coal at Duluth, Minn

Str. Augustus B. Wolvin discharging coal at Duluth, Minn

"G 2210" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 017967. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.