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MG-362

DENISE WEBER PHOTOGRAPHS

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{series #362m.1}
accession #1411

MG-362

Denise Weber Photographs 



VINTONDALE PHOTOGRAPHS AND GLASS PLATE NEGATIVES, 1906.
(2 boxes)

Photographs

 
Subject Box Item Number Level Slot
Negative #1 - Entrance to #1 Mine 1 1 1 1168
Negative #2 - Construction of #6 Mine (in background) center of photo - First Street (Dinkey Street), Plank Road, #1 Power House and tipple 1 2 1 1168
Negative #3 - Beginning of construction of #6 Mine, taken from hill behind #1 Tipple and power plant; street in the center of negative is First Street (Dinkey Street) - note dinkey tracks connecting #1 and #6 Mines - taken spring or early summer, 1906 1 3 1 1168
Negative #4 - Narrow gauge on dinkey, connected #1 and #6 Mines - taken July 19, 1906; 3:05 P.M., condition of light partly cloudy; photo underexposed (this date can be authenticated) 1 4 1 1168
Negative #5 - Construction of the entrances to #6 1 5 1 1168
Negative #6 - Building entrance to #6, 1906, presume furnace for ventilation on the right. 1 6 1 1168
Negative #7 - Entrance to #6 Mine on left, possible furnace on right to power fan, Department of Mines Report for 1906 reports mine was ventilated by a furnace - lists only 17 employed as inside men; by 1907 the mine was ventilated by a Stone Electric fan 1 7 1 1168
Negative #8 - PRR spur on foreground bordered by Plank Road houses in center are Lower Main Street #6 Mine under construction, at right center main part of town in the background 2nd to 4th Streets and Lower Main 1 8 1 1168
Negative #9 - General Map of Vinton Colliery Company, 1906 1 9 1 1168
Negative #10 - Town plan, 1906 1 10 1 1168
Negative #11 - Company offices until company store was finished 1906-1907, located on Plank Road about 2 blocks from #3 Mine; house on the right is located on a street called Goat Hill; office later served as a boarding house, is now a two family dwelling 1 11 1 1168
Negative #12 - Taken from #2 Mine, 1906, rock dump of #3 left center; Main Street (Barker Street) at lower right, Second Street in center of picture; large house on right side of Second Street belonged to the superintendent; a large house was built shortly at the top of Second and Griffith Streets 1 12 1 1168
Negative #13 - Coal washery, 1906 1 13 1 1168
Negative #14 - Background: construction of coal washery, Center: completed ovens, 1906 1 14 1 1168
Negative #15 - Construction of coal washery, 1906 1 15 1 1168
Negative #16 - Construction of #6 Power House, 1906 1 16 1 1168
Negative #17 - Construction of #6 Power House, chimneys of coke ovens on right 1 17 1 1168
Negative #18 - Foundation for power house, Plank Road in background, 1906 1 18 1 1168
Negative #19 - Trestle to tipple on left, mule barn at lower right - #1 Mine in backround 1 19 1 1168
Negative #20 - Ammonia by product plant (dismantled 1917), machine shop believed to be at left 1 20 1 1168
Negative #21 - Trestle connecting #1 Mine with its tipple, smokestacks in right center are for the #1 Powerhouse 1 21 1 1168
Negative #22 - Trestle connecting #1 Mine with tipple, PRR spur line in background (corner broken off) 1 22 1 1168
Negative #23 - Unfunished coke ovens looking to the southeast, Plank Road in background, steam in background to left apparently is coming from the #3 Powerhouse 1 23 1 1168
Negative #24 - Completed coke ovens 1906, mine entrance on left; houses in far background are on Plank Road; Mine #3 was several hundred yards to the left of these houses; powerhouse on right side of coke ovens in background; washery under construction - center, right 1 24 1 1168
Negative #25 - Completed coke ovens 1 25 1 1168
Negative #26 - Ovens about half finished, 1906 1 26 1 1168
Negative #27 - Digging footers for coke oven chimneys, 1906 - laborer unknown 1 27 1 1168
Negative #28 - Foundation for coke ovens, 1906 1 28 1 1168
Negative #29 - Coke oven chimney, 1906 1 29 1 1168
Negative #30 - #6 Flat - mine entrance in foreground on left side of railroad tracks, Plank Road in background; coke ovens being constructed in center of photo, #2 Mine behind houses on right side of negative 1 30 1 1168
Negative #31 - Building chimneys for coke ovens #6 Mine, 1906 1 31 1 1168
Negative #32 - Foundations and chimneys for the coke ovens, 1906, #6 Mine 1 32 1 1168
Negative #33 - Digging footers for coke ovens, 1906 - in background are three coke ovens in process of being built 1 33 1 1168
Negative #34 - Building footers for the coke ovens, names of laborers unknown, 1906 1 34 1 1168
Negative #35 - Foundations for ovens, machine shop believed to be in background, 1906 1 35 1 1168

Glass Plate Negatives

Subject Box Item Number Level Slot
Negative #1 - Entrance to #1 Mine 2 1 1 1169
Negative #2 - Construction of #6 Mine (in background) center of photo - First Street (Dinkey Street), Plank Road, #1 Power House and tipple 2 2 1 1169
Negative #3 - Beginning of construction of #6 Mine, taken from hill behind #1 Tipple and power plant; street in the center of negative is First Street (Dinkey Street) - note dinkey tracks connecting #1 and #6 Mines - taken spring or early summer, 1906 2 3 1 1169
Negative #4 - Narrow gauge on dinkey, connected #1 and #6 Mines - taken July 19, 1906; 3:05 P.M., condition of light partly cloudy; photo underexposed (this date can be authenticated) 2 4 1 1169
Negative #5 - Construction of the entrances to #6 2 5 1 1169
Negative #6 - Building entrance to #6, 1906, presume furnace for ventilation on the right. 2 6 1 1169
Negative #7 - Entrance to #6 Mine on left, possible furnace on right to power fan, Department of Mines Report for 1906 reports mine was ventilated by a furnace - lists only 17 employed as inside men; by 1907 the mine was ventilated by a Stone Electric fan 2 7 1 1169
Negative #8 - PRR spur on foreground bordered by Plank Road houses in center are Lower Main Street #6 Mine under construction, at right center main part of town in the background 2nd to 4th Streets and Lower Main 2 8 1 1169
Negative #9 - General Map of Vinton Colliery Company, 1906 2 9 1 1169
Negative #10 - Town plan, 1906 2 10 1 1169
Negative #11 - Company offices until company store was finished 1906-1907, located on Plank Road about 2 blocks from #3 Mine; house on the right is located on a street called Goat Hill; office later served as a boarding house, is now a two family dwelling 2 11 1 1169
Negative #12 - Taken from #2 Mine, 1906, rock dump of #3 left center; Main Street (Barker Street) at lower right, Second Street in center of picture; large house on right side of Second Street belonged to the superintendent; a large house was built shortly at the top of Second and Griffith Streets 2 12 1 1169
Negative #13 - Coal washery, 1906 2 13 1 1169
Negative #14 - Background: construction of coal washery, Center: completed ovens, 1906 2 14 1 1169
Negative #15 - Construction of coal washery, 1906 2 15 1 1169
Negative #16 - Construction of #6 Power House, 1906 2 16 1 1169
Negative #17 - Construction of #6 Power House, chimneys of coke ovens on right 2 17 1 1169
Negative #18 - Foundation for power house, Plank Road in background, 1906 2 18 1 1169
Negative #19 - Trestle to tipple on left, mule barn at lower right - #1 Mine in backround 2 19 1 1169
Negative #20 - Ammonia by product plant (dismantled 1917), machine shop believed to be at left 2 20 1 1169
Negative #21 - Trestle connecting #1 Mine with its tipple, smokestacks in right center are for the #1 Powerhouse 2 21 1 1169
Negative #22 - Trestle connecting #1 Mine with tipple, PRR spur line in background (corner broken off) 2 22 1 1169
Negative #23 - Unfunished coke ovens looking to the southeast, Plank Road in background, steam in background to left apparently is coming from the #3 Powerhouse 2 23 1 1169
Negative #24 - Completed coke ovens 1906, mine entrance on left; houses in far background are on Plank Road; Mine #3 was several hundred yards to the left of these houses; powerhouse on right side of coke ovens in background; washery under construction - center, right 2 24 1 1169
Negative #25 - Completed coke ovens 2 25 1 1169
Negative #26 - Ovens about half finished, 1906 2 26 1 1169
Negative #27 - Digging footers for coke oven chimneys, 1906 - laborer unknown 2 27 1 1169
Negative #28 - Foundation for coke ovens, 1906 2 28 1 1169
Negative #29 - Coke oven chimney, 1906 2 29 1 1169
Negative #30 - #6 Flat - mine entrance in foreground on left side of railroad tracks, Plank Road in background; coke ovens being constructed in center of photo, #2 Mine behind houses on right side of negative 2 30 1 1169
Negative #31 - Building chimneys for coke ovens #6 Mine, 1906 2 31 1 1169
Negative #32 - Foundations and chimneys for the coke ovens, 1906, #6 Mine 2 32 1 1169
Negative #33 - Digging footers for coke ovens, 1906 - in background are three coke ovens in process of being built 2 33 1 1169
Negative #34 - Building footers for the coke ovens, names of laborers unknown, 1906 2 34 1 1169
Negative #35 - Foundations for ovens, machine shop believed to be in background, 1906 2 35 1 1169

 


{series #362m.2}
accession #2628

MG-362

Denise Weber Photographs




ANTHRACITE COAL REGION PHOTOGRAPHS, ca. 1910.
(29 items)

box 1

Twenty-nine images from towns and collieries in the anthracite coal region - mostly of the towns of Frackville and Gilberton, including about seven views of a significant flood in Gilberton.


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