Music: Jim Reeves – Streets of Laredo The american dream
Hinny drivers in the BROW mine in Virginia – September 1908
Drillings in Virginia – October 1908
3 young horse and hinny drivers in Virginia – 1908 Open flame lamps on their helmet !
Mine in BARNESVILLE Virginia – 1908
12 – 13 year old boys
Kerfmachine met lader in Virginia – september 1908 Haveuse chargeuse en Virginie – septembre 1908 Cutting machine with loader in Vuirginia – Septembe 1908 Kerbmaschine mit Lader in Virginia – September 1908
Young greaser in the DORA JEFFERSON mine in Alabama – 1910
The young greaser was 14 years old an his name was Shorpy Higginbotham
Young pusher Alabama 1910
Coal recollection on a terril
Rescuer with oxygen mask from Dräger (still existing company) Pennsylvania Pennsylvanie 1910
Travelling prisoners who repaired the roads North Carolina – 1910
Children – coal sorters in Pennsylvania – 1911
Horse driver Pennsylvania – 1911
Group of young miners Pennsylvania – 1911
Horse and locomotive with compressed air next to each other Pennsylvania – 1911
Young horse drivers Virginia – 1911 Young trapper Virginia – 1911
Responsible for the aeration gate Pennsylvania – 1911
Everybody has his messtin. The men with a stick are coal-trolley brakers. Many wear gloves, a surprising safety measure for that time (1911)
Coal sieving Pennsylvania – 1911 The boys ate sitting straight above the coal conveyor belts. In spite of the spraytubes (visible on the photo), there seems to be quite some dust (visible neat the windows).
Miner Kentuky – October 1935
Miscellaneous old photos from the United States
Car accident in 1912
Tarzan: Johnny Weissmuller - 1922
Miss Beach 1922
Miss Beach 1928. Miss France is also present.
1936 Yes the potato sack cloth was already quite the thing!