Portal Bulletin

What is Afterdamp?

Every time a miner entered the mine, they put their life at risk. Not only were there risks from the machines and tools that were used, but thier were risks from the mine itself. The mine's temperamental nature always kept the Miner's alert while they where embraced in her dark walls. One such danger is…
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Light in the Darkest of Places

Wondering what they used for light in the mines? You came to the right place. In the coal mines there were many different types of light sources that were used. The miners would use carbide lamps, stick ‘em tommy's, oil lamps, safety lamps and eventually electric lamps. A carbide lamp is a cannister of gasses…
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