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    • Cage Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners demonstrating the result of possible injury when men are pushing and crowding while getting on the cages.
    • Canvas Air Pipe

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image demonstrating the flexibility of the canvas air pipe blowing air on a miner train of mighty cars.
    • Freeing the Chute

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating an unsafe method of freeing a chute by using the rising gate to lift the chute bar.
    • Improper Motor Driving

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    • Mines
    • Image of a motorman demonstrating improper driving methods. The men were supposed to keep both feet inside of the motor to avoid crushing a leg.
    • Ladder Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating the results of trying to climb a ladder while carrying tools.
    • Loading Ore From Chutes

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a miner using an unsafe method of loading ore from chutes.
    • Motorman & Drill Steel

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a motorman getting hurt by running into a carelessly left long drill steel that is projecting over the car.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine demonstrating the use of a double-jack drill.
    • Underground Buzzie Drill

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    • Mines
    • Image taken underground demonstrating the use of a buzzie drill and round timbering.
    • Underground Chute

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating an unsafe method of loading an ore car from the chute.
    • Underground Chute Construction

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating a dangerous method of constructing a chute without using nailing cleats.
    • Underground Drill Steel

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating an unsafe method of carrying drill steel without observing that the steel may come into contact with the trolley wire.
    • Underground Drilling Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating unsafe drilling methods. As a result, the drill has fallen on the man's foot.
    • Underground Hauling Timber

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating a dangerous method of dragging timber.
    • Underground Miner Pushing Ore Car

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a miner pushing a car in an unsafe manner in a mine that could cause his hand and fingers to be smashed if caught between a rock and the timber.
    • Underground Motorman

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating an underground motorman using an unsafe method of attempting to throw the switch without stopping the car.
    • Underground Nail Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating unsafe practice of leaving nails projecting from lagging; the nails should be left bent over.
    • Underground Ore Car

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner riding in an empty ore car, demonstrating dangerous behavior underground.
    • Underground Ore Car

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating dangerous methods of pushing an ore car, which resulted in pinning the ankle under the wheels.
    • Underground Ore Chute

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a miner using an unsafe method of allowing a rock to hit the chute, which could smash the miner's hands.
    • Underground Station Tender Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating an unsafe method of bringing the cage to the same level of the station. An ore car could roll of off the cage and kill the station tender.
    • Underground Timber & Pick

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating the correct stance to safely pull timber with a pick.
    • Underground Timber Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating the results of using unsafe mining practices and standing underneath a timber slide while timber is being hoisted.
    • Underground Timber Hoist Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating dangerous safety practice by looking up a stope as partner hoists timber up the stope.
    • Underground Wire Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of underground miners demonstrating the results of individuals connecting to exposed trolley wires. In this image the trolley box is missing leaving the trolley wires exposed, in turn shocking the miner.
    • Underground, Hoisting Timber

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating the safe procedure to hoist timber up to the stope. Note the chain and safety dog are being used. The miner keeps himself open to be able to step clear if needed.
    • Underground, Pulling the Shoot

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating unsafe timing when walking over a chute. The timing could be wrong if the motorman on the bill below were to pull the chute, then this miner would be drawn into the chute.
    • Underground, Rock Bolts

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in an unidentified mine demonstrating how to use rock bolts.

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