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Custom mill

View of a custom mill at Brooks (Kansas ?).

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Eagle Picher miners

View of Eagle Picher Lead Co. miners before hard hats were required, probably in the tri-state mining district of southwestern Missouri, southeastern Kansas, and northeastern Oklahoma.

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View in the Attie mine

Interior view of the Attie mine. Eagle-Picher mining company likely operated the mine.

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Miners

View of miners seated on rocks at the Bullfrog Mine in Chitwood (Missouri?). The Eagle-Picher mining company likely operated the mine.

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Caterpillar loader

Caterpillar loader chassis being landed at bottom of a shaft at the Westside mine, Kansas, possibly operated by the Eagle Picher Lead Co.

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Coal miner

Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development

View of a coal miner at work with a pick and lantern. The location of the mine is unknown.

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Franklin, Crawford County, Kansas

These 147 images include photographs, newspaper clippings, and original records from the town of Franklin, in Crawford County, Kansas. It is located on U.S. Highway 69 alternate, approximately 7 miles north of Pittsburg, Kansas. The post office was established in 1908 and now operates as part of the post office in Arma. The town was struck by an EF-5 tornado in 2003 and much of the town has been rebuilt since that. Historically, Franklin was a coal mining town, and the major coal companies in the area were Western Coal and Mining, and Central Coal and Coke. The subjects of these materials include: schools, churches, businesses, coal companies, musicians, miners, the unions and strikes--including the Amazon women's march--and baseball, soccer, and basketball players.

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