Miner’s Safety Lamp

Miner’s Safety Lamp

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Description (Brief)
The Koehler Manufacturing Company produced this safety lamp during the 20th century. This lamp employs glass enclosure to protect the flame from extinguishing, wire gauze in the top-interior to keep the flame from escaping, and a metal bonnet exterior that serves both purposes. The lamp seems to be rusted.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mining lamp
lamp, safety, mining
Measurements
overall: 13 in x 4 in x 4 in; 33.02 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8919
accession number
260126
catalog number
MHI-MN-8919
Credit Line
Greenwood Mining Co.
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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