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A mine rescue station in Flanders with a sapper ready for descent and other equipment prepared for use. IWM

In the 1890s photographer J.C.Burrow was commissioned by Cornwall’s mine owners to showcase their technology in a series of illustrated guides. - Found via Buzzfeed

A miner after completing the drilling of a breast in a shrinkage stope, 700 foot level, Cheminis Mine, Larder Lake, Ontario. From the book Cage Call: Life and Death in the Hard Rock Mining Belt. An in-depth project spanning over 12-years examining communities in one of the richest mining regions in the world located in Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Quebec in Canada.

Miners bring in their checks and see the sign that there is no Saturday work. Lejunior, Harlan County, KY. 13 September 1946. Russell Lee Photographic Collection, 1979, 79PA103. Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

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