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  • Roof bolts and channels supporting high roof 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    Three men stand in a tunnel with a high roof underground at an unidentified mine.
  • Thinly bedded structure of immediate roof 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    The thinly bedded structure of a sedimentary rock is shown underground at an unidentified mine.
  • Drilling hole for anchor bolt at end of channel 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    Three miners are shown drilling holes for anchor bolts underground at an unidentified mine.
  • Vertically installed roof bolts at working face 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    Two miners stand at a working face of what may be a coal mine. One miner points to the roof bolts.
  • Cutting machine in travel-way 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    Two miners ride a cutting machine in a travel-way underground. The image shows close views of roof bolts.
  • Self-propelled, crawler-mounted drill truck 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
  • Bolted roof in haulage-way 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    The image shows roof bolts in a haulage way with two men in a trolley, underground in a coal mine.
  • Drilling first of four holes for anchor bolts 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
    Three miners are shown drilling holes for anchor bolts underground at an unidentified mine.
  • Failure of experimental roof bolt installation 

    Contributor:Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:19--?
  • Huron Portland Cement Company, canopy-type hoods over grinding wheels 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    Hoods over grinding wheels provide safety for workers and are probably at an operational site of the Huron Portland Cement Company. The Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was ...
  • Warning sign, Huron Portland Cement Company shop 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    A warning sign reading "STOP" extends out at the entrance to shops of the Huron Portand Cement Company. The Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was producing cement by 1907. By ...
  • Huron Portland Cement Company, squaring shears 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    Screen guards on squaring shears are shown at a machine shop of the Huron Portland Cement Company. The Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was producing cement by 1907. By 1910 ...
  • Huron Portland Cement Company, electric locks on main switches 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    The Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was producing cement by 1907. By 1910 it had become the largest cement producer in the world, using limestone quarries around Alpena and ...
  • Key box 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    Huron Portland Cement Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was producing cement by 1907. By 1910 it had become the largest cement producer in the world, using limestone quarries ...
  • Huron Portland Cement Company, worker operating sheet rolls 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    A man operates sheet rolls with his foot on the control button, at a machine shop of the Huron Portland Cement Company. The Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was producing ...
  • Huron Portland Cement Company, foot-treadle control on engine lathe 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    The Huron Portland Cement Company began operations on the north shore of Thunder Bay, Michigan in 1901 and was producing cement by 1907. By 1910 it had become the largest cement producer in the world, using limestone ...
  • Peerless Cement Corporation, traveling crane 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    A view of the stockpiles and materials transport equipment is shown at a Peerless Cement Corporation plant. The Peerless Cement Corporation was one of a number of cement companies operating in the Great Lakes region to ...
  • Peerless Cement Corporation, deflecting hood on rotary kiln 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    The Peerless Cement Corporation was one of a number of cement companies operating in the Great Lakes region to take advantage of the availability of cement materials and transportation by water.
  • Peerless Cement Corporation, rotary kiln 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    The Peerless Cement Corporation was one of a number of cement companies operating in the Great Lakes region to take advantage of the availability of cement materials and transportation by water.
  • Peerless Cement Corporation, pivot-bucket conveyor and walkway 

    Contributor:Williams, M. L.; Arthur Lakes Library; Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive; United States. Bureau of Mines
    Date:1948-11
    A pivot-bucket conveyor transports materials at a Peerless Cement Corporation plant. The Peerless Cement Corporation was one of a number of cement companies operating in the Great Lakes region to take advantage of the ...

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