Coal Mine Tipple

Identifier:
004334
Collection Number:
A&M 1003
Title:
Coal Mine Tipple
Creator:
McKinnon, Robert W., Charleston, W. Va.
Description:
A man stands atop a filled coal car. 'Loading coal into railroad gondolas is made easy by structures called 'tipples.' The pictured tipple is typical of those to be found throughout the rich bituminous coal fields of southern West Virginia.'
Subjects:
Tipples--West Virginia., Freight cars--West Virginia., Coal--Transportation--West Virginia., Coal mines and mining--West Virginia., Coal Mines and Mining--Tipples.
Acquisition Source:
Ambler, Mrs. C. H.
Acquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView