Recently I've been doing a series of photographs of the small, independently owned coal mines near where I live in rural Pennsylvania. This is a preview of some of that work. A more extensive view is available here

B&B Mine, Underground Crew

B&B Mine, Underground Crew

Bob S.

Bob S.

Bootleg Mine

Bootleg Mine

Buck

Buck

Chad

Chad

Coal Breaker

Coal Breaker

Coal Breaker 2

Coal Breaker 2

Coal on frosty morning

Coal on frosty morning

Coal pile in snow 1

Coal pile in snow 1

Coal Pile in Snow 2

Coal Pile in Snow 2

Craig

Craig

Crew, S&M Mine

Crew, S&M Mine

Dave

Dave

Dave 2

Dave 2

End of Shift

End of Shift

End of the Shift

End of the Shift

Fan On

Fan On

Farmer Bob

Farmer Bob

Jordan and Kerry

Jordan and Kerry

Justin

Justin