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West Clinton Coal Company

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Photograph of the West Clinton Coal Company. Visible are a couple of the buildings as well as the coal hoppers. A track lays in the foreground leading to the buildings. Many Italians came to Indiana to work in industries such as coal, steel and oil. Clinton, in Vermillion County, attracted a large percentage of Italian immigrants to work in the nearby mines. This rural community continues to celebrate its Italian heritage.This image is a preservation copy made from an unstable original nitrate negative

Topics: Coal; Coal mining; Railroad ties; Railroad tracks; Railroad freight cars
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1926
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