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Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.12. Test-pit and entry on Seam No.2 at "o". [A man works on constructing the dry stone walls of a test pit. An adjacent tunnel with wooden framing heads into a hillside]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.14. Test-pit on Seam No.2 at "s". [A mine opening in a hillside with timber roof and supports and dry stone walls. The roof is covered with a great deal of snow and the ground is iced over]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.15. Test-pit on Seam No.3 at "s". One of upper bands of coal shows near top of cut. [A man stands by a test pit with timber roof and supports and dry stone walls]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.16. Seam No. 2 at "ab". [A pick and glove lean agains a coal seam]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.17. Seam No. 2 at "ao". Entry is about 7 ft. long. [A coal seam and partly broken dry stone walls. A stone above is labeled "2 AO"]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.18. Seam No. 2 at "ap". [A pick rests against a hillside cleared of debris. A stone above is labeled "AP"]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.19. Seam No.3 at "ap". [A pick is stuck into a coal seam. A stone labeled "AP" leans against the seam]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.21. Advent River at the Northeast corner of Tract No. 1. Shows house built by the Spitsbergen Coal & Trading Co., Ltd. [A small hut is visible on a ridge overlooking a river drainage]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.22. Proterty notives at point "III". [A man stands by a wooden signpost reading "Arctic Coal Co. Boston U.S.A."]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Engineering, Surveying, Geography Photograph No.23. Property notice at point "I". [A man stands by a wooden signpost. A stone cairn is visible nearby]

Scanned: April 10, 2008