On the Tipple at the Bessie Mine by Lewis Hine

Title:On the Tipple at the Bessie Mine
Artist:Lewis Hine
Owner:Library of Congress
Country of Origin:United States of America
Date of Creation:1910 AD
Tags:Photographs Alabama Mining
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On the tipple at the Bessie Mine, Sloss-Sheffield Steel & Iron Co. These young boys work around and on these coal cars, loaded and empty, while they are running at full speed. It is dangerous. One of these boys said, "Ain't hardly a day goes by that someone don't get pinched or hurt." "I got my leg jammed a while ago and was laid up a week." Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama.