A dramatization depicts Lucky Burns instructing miners for their safety after an explosion occurs in a mine in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1924 Duration:3 min 55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A film dramatizes the use of safety instruction in coal mines in the United States. The Tippleville coal mine. Miners working inside the mine. They load coal in cars. An explosion occurs. The miners run holding their lunch pails. Houses along the sides of a street. Two women standing outside a house. The miners in the mine trying to get out. Lucky Burns, a miner, warns the other miners that they should not try to go out as the entry is full of afterdamp. He says that the air is good at the place where they are standing and thus they should remain at that place only. He instructs the miners to open a door so as to short-circuit the afterdamp, when the air current starts through the mine. Th miners work as per the instructions to save their lives.
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