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Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Buildings, Geography Photograph No. 1. Looking East from Staff-House, showing the position of Mine No. 2. [View of a snowy mountain with a small hut at the bottom, and a zig-zag path up the slope to a small mine above. The roof of a building is visible in the foreground]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Miners, Geography Photograph No. 5. Open-cut before starting permanent Main Entry to Mine No.2. Shows 4 ft. of clean coal at left of face. Ice sheet shows just behind man picking. Ground at right shows pitch into hill. [Two men work on a cut into a hillside. Tools such as picks, drill steels, and a wheel barrow are visible nearby]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Geography, Photograph No. 6. Seam No. 2 at "cl". Bottom of pick-point is resting on floor of seam. [Close-up of a seam of coal. Stone walls frame the seam. A shovel and pick stand by the seam ]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Geography, Photograph No. 7. Seam No. 2 at "d". Point of pick marks roof of seam. [A stone labeled "D" rests on a coal seam framed by dry stone walls]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Geography, Manpower, Labor Photograph No. 8. Test-pit on Seam No. 2 at "f". [A man works on the timber roof of a stone walled test pit. One stone of the wall is labeled "F".]

Scanned: April 14, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Manpower, Labor, Geography Photograph No.10. 0.4 ft. of coal at "l", 20 ft. above Seam No. 2. Rule is 6 in. long. [A man holds a small ruler in front of a rock face next to a wooden plank labeled "L", a shovel and a pick]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Geography, Photograph No.11. Test-pit on Seam No.2 at "l". [A stone walled and timber and stone roofed test pit in the side of a hill. A stone labeled "L" stands at the front of the pit]

Scanned: April 10, 2008


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