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Collection of  Miners' Shovels This extra large shovel was specially made for the "Slonney Nolan" a popular and very strong miner. He could shovel twice as much coal as any other miner and as he was paid by the amount of coal filled he earned quite a good wage.
Miners picks straight from the forge. Note the No. 67 stamped on the big one Various old pick-heads
Miners using a drill to bore a hole for explosives This Lamp was on the front of the Train
"Candle Lamp" Explosives Detonator
Large lump of coal - note it's size in comparison to the shoe Key of one of the doors in
Castlecomer House
Very old "Sleigh Runners" used for hauling coal from the pit Modern lamp with battery -replaced the carbide lamp

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