George Wilson in His Drift Mine (One That Is Cut Straight Into a Hill) near Wilder and Cookeville, Tennessee 04/1974

Original Caption: George Wilson in His Drift Mine (One That Is Cut Straight Into a Hill) near Wilder and Cookeville, Tennessee. It Was Closed Down by Federal Mine Inspectors Because He Lacked a Non-Arcing Drill Wilson Said Such a Drill and Allied Equipment Would Cost Him $100,000 to Reopen the Mine. Note the Height of the Shaft. The Lines on the Side Are Called Escape Wires Which a Miner Could Use to Find His Way to Safety in the Event of a Mine Disaster 04/1974

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13915

 

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

 

Subjects:

Cookeville (Putnam county, Tennessee, United States) inhabited place

Environmental Protection Agency

Project DOCUMERICA

 

Persistent URL: catalog.archives.gov/id/556367

 

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Taken sometime in 1974