Shorpy Higginbotham, a Greaser on the Tipple at Bessie Mine by Lewis Hine

Title:Shorpy Higginbotham, a Greaser on the Tipple at Bessie Mine
Artist:Lewis Hine
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.