|Title:||Shorpy Higginbotham, a Greaser on the Tipple at Bessie Mine|
|Owner:||Library of Congress|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Date of Creation:||1910 AD|
|Tags:||Photographs Mining Alabama|
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Shorpy Higginbotham, a "greaser" on the tipple at Bessie Mine, of the Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Co. Said he was 14 years old, but it is doubtful. Carries two heavy pails of grease, and is often in danger of being run over by the coal cars. Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama.