Mining Cart Lamp

Description (Brief)
This battery-powered mining cart lamp was made by an unknown maker during the first half of the 20th century. This lamp has its battery in the cylinder and a red bulb at the top. The lamp hooks onto the back of a mining cart and acts as a taillight.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, trip, mining
mining lamp
overall: 11 1/2 in x 6 in x 2 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 15.24 cm x 5.715 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
Credit Line
Island Creek Coal Company, Holden, West Virginia

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