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.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 15 in x 4 in x 4 in; 38.1 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8224
catalog number
MHI-MN-8224
accession number
241799
Credit Line
Frank Davis
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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