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Knife River Underground Mine, Mercer County, N.D.
Knife River Underground Mine, Mercer County, N.D.
TitleKnife River Underground Mine, Mercer County, N.D.
Date of Original193-
DescriptionOran Abbey is pictured here with Old Babe, a mule. Abbey stands in front of a car filled with coal inside the mine. The mule pulls the car on a track that runs through the mine. Below more tracks are visible. Notice Abbey wearing a hard hat with a light.
General SubjectPeople
Work Life
Mining
Subject (LCTGM)Mules
Coal
Coal miners
Coal mining
Carts & wagons
Animals
Personal NameAbbey, Oran
Organization NameKnife River Coal Mining Company
LocationMercer County (N.D.)
Knife River (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberMH-75
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original11.5 x 16.5 cm.
Transcription"Oran Abbey; Old Babe"
"Knife River Underground Mine"
"Depression years 1930s"--Handwritten on label.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryMules were used in the Mercer County underground mines.
Bibliographic ReferenceInterview with Leilani Meyhoff.
Repository InstitutionMercer County Historical Society
Credit LineMercer County Historical Society (MH-75)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationMercer County Historical Society Attn: Leilani Meyhoff, Secretary 108 7th St. NE P.O. Box 1134 Beulah, N.D. 58523 (701) 873-5070 lkittenn@westriv.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmMH75
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