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Mean Miners

Miners would wrap gunpowder in silver paper to create explosives used for excavating Their nickname for the chargers caught on Then since tortillas wrapped around potatoes or other simple stuffing s with hot sauces resembled the handmade explosives the miners started calling their lunches tacos as well...

Coal Mining Tools

This is a lunch bucket that all miners carried to work The bucket had three compartments the top compartment was for deserts the center section was for a sandwich and the bottom compartment was for drinks This bucket contained blasting powder that the miners used to dis-lodge coal from the coal veins...

Mining Antiques for sale eBay

Miner s knee pads - Often made with fabric and foam earlier ones you find among mining antiques for sale usually fasten with leather straps Miner s bag These small bags allowed miners to carry flint matches and a knife Collecting coal scrip Coal scrip was...

How to eat like a Victorian

Oct 16 2016 0183 32 The Sunday lunch For many Victorians Sunday was the only day of rest they would get a 12-hour day six days a week was common It was also the...

NMAH Taking America To Lunch

Miners dinner pails Late 19 th century View larger American industrial workers have often carried their lunch in plain metal buckets Since the mid-19th century miners factory workers dock hands and other laborers have used sturdy dinner pails to hold hard-boiled...

Miners Pose For These Incredible Colorized Photos

Miners Pose at Unidentified Nevada Mine Late 1800s This amazing scene from the late 1800s depicts a group of miners at the entrance of an unidentified Nevada mine The image includes an ore cart full of ore a mule carrying supplies and even a dog supervising the progress at the mine Miners taking a lunch break at the Chance Mine 1909...

What Were Working Conditions in the 1800s Like

Apr 15 2020 0183 32 Businesses such as factories and mining companies required extensive working hours The average shift would last 12 to 14 hours long with extra time added on during peak business periods Workers were often told to clean their machines during their lunch breaks The wages were extremely low in the 1800s...

Mining in Wales

Wales was famous for its coal mining in the Rhondda Valley the South Wales Valleys and throughout the South Wales coalfield and by 1913 Barry had become the largest coal exporting port in the world with Cardiff as second as coal was transported down by rail Northeast Wales also had its own coalfield and Tower Colliery closed January 2008 near Hirwaun is regarded by many as the oldest...

Pit Talk the secret coal mine language that s now going

Sep 06 2018 0183 32 Some mining terms were used in some collieries but not others while others such as snap to refer to lunch or dinner time were used by all miners in the region...

The 1890s Child Labor in Coal Mines

May 10 2006 0183 32 The boys working in the mines awoke by 5 30am dressed in work clothes already covered in coal dust and were at work by 7 00am Breaker boys sat along a board over a large chute Coal passed underneath them through the chutes and all day long their job was to pick out pieces of slate and rock by hand As can be imagined their hands and...

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850

Dec 18 2018 0183 32 The Pittsburgh and Boston Mining Company begins mining near Copper Harbor The operation is abandoned in 1845 after a 28 000 investment but only 2 968 returned Though the company produced little copper it was the first serious American mining attempt...

English food in the 1800s What did we eat

The 1800s the Regency period of English history is a time of grand banquets and dinners much more elaborate than what many of us can conceive of Those not so well off would consume mainly pork products bacon sausages ham made into stews and pi...

Cooking in the 1800s from Tar Heel Junior Historian

Jan 01 2009 0183 32 The main meal in the 1800s however was not the large evening meal that is familiar to us today Rather it was a meal called dinner enjoyed in the early afternoon Supper was a smaller meal eaten in the evening A big difference between the way people eat today compared with long ago is the work and time needed For modern families food and...

The Life of a Coal Miner eHISTORY

Once a miner and twice a breaker boy the upward growth of boy to man breaker boy to miner the descent from manhood to old age from miner to breaker boy that is the rule So the nine-year old boy who is twelve goin on thirteen starts in the breaker He...

The History of the Lunch Box HowStuffWorks

However the first lunch boxes weren t for kids at all In the late 1800s blue-collar workers carried their lunches to work in metal pails which protected their food from the rigors of the workplace In fact your lunch pail illustrated your place on the economic scale -- a lunch...

What Did the Miners Eat During the Gold Rush

Mar 24 2020 0183 32 In the initial months of the California gold rush food was at a premium with a slice of buttered bread selling for as much as 2 As prices stabilized miners who had struck it rich in the gold fields and had money to spend were eager to eat better food at hotels and high-end restaurants in California cities such as San Francisco...

Antique 1800 s Miner s 5 Part Tin Lunch Pail with Wooden

Details about Antique 1800 s Miner s 5 Part Tin Lunch Pail with Wooden Bail Antique 1800 s Miner s 5 Part Tin Lunch Pail with Wooden Bail Item Information Condition Used Price US 4999 Antique 1800 s Miner s 5 Part Tin Lunch Pail with Wooden Bail Sign in to check out Check out as guest...

Victorian Coal Mines

Miners could be poisoned by underground gas This gas could explode if ignited from a spark from a miner s pickaxe hitting a stone In 1838 a freak accident occurred at Huskar Colliery in Silkstone near Barnsley when a stream overflowed into the ventilation shaft after violent thunderstorms...

What School Lunch Looked Like Each Decade for the Past

Oct 12 2016 0183 32 Volunteer organizations became the main source for low-cost and subsidized school lunch By 1912 more than 40 cities across the US offered...

What did Miners Eat in the 1800 s Yahoo Answers

Dec 04 2008 0183 32 What did Miners Eat in the 1800 s I m doing a project and i m wondering wut types of food miners ate Don t say flour and dried friuts becuz i already no that Update Thankyou my group and I figured out what we were going to bring bread and butter and apple juice Update 2 oh and dried fruits Answer Save 2 Answers...

Food of the California Gold Rush The History Kitchen

Jan 20 2015 0183 32 Miners could uncover 2000 of gold in just one day when it came to food there was plenty of wild game to be hunted and bacon beans and coffee could be...

Antique Mining For Sale Vintage Antiques For Sale

MINERS ANTIQUE LUNCH BOX 1800 S BISBEE ARIZONA MORE OLD MINING ITEMS HERE 19900 View It on eBay Antique The Baldwin Miner s Brass Lamp Pat 1900 06 Rare 10000 View It on eBay RARE ANTQ TOLEDO ACETYLENE LANTERN CO CARBIDE MINER S LAMP LIGHT W ORIG BRUSH 32500 View It on eBay...

Men s Roles in the 1800s Our Everyday Life

Within any society the roles of men and women are specifically defined and socially expected During the 1800s American men were presumed to be breadwinners for their families leaders within their communities soldiers for war and settlers of the Western frontier Major social factors shaped the roles of men in the...