Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
The Koehler Manufacturing Company produced this safety lamp during the 20th century. The lamp is stamped with the seal of the Department of the Interior and Bureau of Mines, showing that it was government approved for use in mines. This lamp was used by Frank E. Davis as foreman of the A.J. Sheets Company in Latrobe, P.A.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
overall: 15 in x 4 in x 4 in; 38.1 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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