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1. Lignite coal mine near Minot, N.D. Lignite coal mine near Minot, N.D. Coal mining; Horses; Carts & wagons; Wooden buildings; Mining equipment; Postcards; A man and a woman stand with horses and a cart near a lignite coal mine near Minot. A building with tall smokestacks and mining machinery is visible in the background.

2. Breakthrough of tunnel seven, Garrison Dam construction site Breakthrough of tunnel seven, Garrison Dam construction site Dams; Construction; Firsts; A man exits a hole in tunnel seven at the Garrison Dam construction site from the downstream site, and is greeted by photographers and other men on the other side.

3. Halleck Coal Mine north of Bowman, N.D. Halleck Coal Mine north of Bowman, N.D. Coal mining; Smokestacks; Men, women, and a child stand outside the Halleck Coal Mine building north of Bowman, N.D. A large smokestack or chimney is visible at right.

4. Removing overburden of soil from coal in White Earth Valley, N.D. Removing overburden of soil from coal in White Earth Valley, N.D. Coal; Ox teams; Carts & wagons; Anton Or, Nels and Elmer Blikre, Andrew Estby, Conrad Haugland, and Easton Sletten work to remove soil from coal in White Earth Valley. Teams of oxen help the men accomplish the task.

5. Loading coal cars at Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Loading coal cars at Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Coal mining; Coal; Railroad freight cars; Railroad tracks; A steamshovel works to load open cars with coal at the Truax Mining Company near Minot, N.D. Several groups of men stand and watch the procedure.

6. Bucyrus shovel digging coal, Truax-Traer Coal Mining Company, Minot, N.D. Bucyrus shovel digging coal, Truax-Traer Coal Mining Company, Minot, N.D. Coal; Coal mining; A Bucyrus shovel works digging coal at the Truax-Traer Coal Company near Minot, N.D. Several men are visible standing at the base of the shovel.

7. Bucyrus shovel dumping coal at Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Bucyrus shovel dumping coal at Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Coal; Coal mining; A large Bucyrus steam shovel drops a load of coal at the Truax-Traer Coal Company near Minot. Several men are visible at the base of the shovel.

8. Bucyrus shovels digging coal, Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Bucyrus shovels digging coal, Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Coal; Coal mining; Two Bucyrus shovels dig coal at the Truax-Traer Coal company near Minot.

9. Bucyrus shovel number 2 and coal train at Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Bucyrus shovel number 2 and coal train at Truax-Traer Coal Company, Minot, N.D. Coal; Coal mining; Railroad freight cars; Railroad tracks; A Bucyrus shovel sits in a pit while a coal train sits on railroad tracks above at the Truax-Traer Coal Company near Minot. Several men are visible in the work zone.

10. Bismarck tri-weekly tribune, vol. 1, no. 35 Bismarck tri-weekly tribune, vol. 1, no. 35 Gold; Gold mining; Gold miners; Gold rushes; Newspapers; Interviews; Includes accounts of men involved in the gold strike in the Black Hills in 1875. Featured are Ed Donahue, California Joe, J.C. Dodge, Ben Ash, and George A. Custer, a reprint from an 1874 interview after...

11. Knife River Station, Beulah, N.D. Knife River Station, Beulah, N.D. Coal mining; Coal; Painting; A view of the Knife River Station and Knife River Coal Mining Co. buildings at Beulah, N.D. Men work on a piece of machinery under the windows at the main Knife River Station building. Men work to repaint...

12. Burning coal mine North of Hay Draw School, McKenzie County, N.D. Burning coal mine North of Hay Draw School, McKenzie County, N.D. Coal mining; Burning coal veins; Automobiles; Badland hills in background open ground in foreground with smoke coming out of fissure. A car is visible in the distance.

13. Truax Traer Coal Company train Truax Traer Coal Company train Coal; Coal mining; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Sheds; A view of a loaded Truax Traer Coal company train, sitting on railroad tracks near a shed. The engine compartment bears a number 3, and also a notice advising "No Riders."

14. North Dakota lignite mine where they strip the coal North Dakota lignite mine where they strip the coal Strip mining; Horses; Coal miners; Coal mining; Men work to remove lignite from the ground from the Gille-Miller mine near Flaxton, N.D. The men work with pickaxes and pitchforks. Two horses are visible on a higher piece of ground, and a piece of equipment...

15. Moving coal shovel at Whittier-Crockett Coal Mine, Columbus, N.D. Moving coal shovel at Whittier-Crockett Coal Mine, Columbus, N.D. Coal mining; Strip mining; A large coal shovel is being moved from the south pits to the north pits at the Whittier-Crockett Coal mine at Columbus, N.D. Railroad cars, and other buildings belonging to the mine are visible in the...

16. C.H. Part loading coal at Columbus, N.D. C.H. Part loading coal at Columbus, N.D. Coal; Carts & wagons; Horses; Railroad freight cars; Snow; Winter; C.H. Part and other men work to load coal onto freight cars at Columbus, N.D. Horse teams pulls carts of coal up to the freight cars. Snow is visible on the ground.

17. Arthur A. Link with load of coal double team mined in pasture 2-3 miles away from home, Alexander, N.D. Arthur A. Link with load of coal double team mined in pasture 2-3 miles away from home, Alexander, N.D. Coal; Carts & wagons; Horses; Winter; Snow; Farmhouses; Arthur A. Link sits on a wagon filled with a load of coal mined from the pasture a short distance away from his farmstead in Alexander, N.D. Two teams of horses pull the wagon. The house is visible in...

18. North Dakota Public Service Commissioners at mine North Dakota Public Service Commissioners at mine Government officials; Mining; North Dakota Public Service Commissioners Leo M. Reinbold, Bruce Hagen, and Susan Wefald stand wearing hard hats at an unidentified mining facility in North Dakota. Equipment is visible behind them.

19. Lehigh Briquetting Company plant, Lehigh, N.D. Lehigh Briquetting Company plant, Lehigh, N.D. Coal; Mining; A view of the Lehigh Briquetting Company plant in Lehigh, N.D. Many of the plant's windows are open, and smoke issues from the stacks. Several men are at work in the yard in front of the building.

20. Susan Wefald with mining equipment Susan Wefald with mining equipment Government officials; Mining; Susan Wefald stands next to the enormous tire of a piece of mining machinery at an unidentified mine in North Dakota.
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