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Pole Axe

Pole Axe

Used to cut (wood) or to pound; multi-purpose tool.

Scrip

Scrip

Mine "company store currency" that miners used to purchase needed supplies from that store.

Two Man Saw

Two Man Saw

A 4-12 ft long saw used by two individuals.

Safety Lamp

Safety Lamp

Also known as "bug light" or flame lamp, these were used to test for methane gas (a dangerous, explosive gas)

Light Detector

Light Detector

to measure the amount of light in foot candle units to detect the appropriate light levels in a mine.

Oil Lamp

Oil Lamp

First type of (the three) ways miners illuminated the mines.

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Location

home 
P.O. Box 248
961 Forest Street
Coalport, PA 16627   

Contact

phone  (814) 672-4378 
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Hours

Tues & Wed  10am - 4pm
Thurs 12pm - 8pm
Fri 9am - 12pm
Sun 1pm - 4pm