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Boy 'putter' drawing a truck containing 2 1/4 cwt of coal along a 24 inch high seam, Halifax, Yorkshire, 1848. This illustrates the hardship of conditions underground in the British coal industry in the mid 19th century. From A Treatise on the Winning and Working of Collieries by Matthias Dunn.
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