United States
Department of Labor

Search form



MSHA Digital Libray photograph collection includes over 1000 historical mining photographs from the original Bureau of Mines collection. These photographs cover a wide range of topics connected to mining, including underground, community, mine rescue, and historical scenes. New images will be added to the collection on a regular basis.

Photographs can be searched or browsed.

  • Searching employs specific terms or subjects, singly or in combination and generates targeted results.
  • Browsing allows viewing an array of results within a set of materials, broadly categorized, such as by alphabet, chronology, or material type.

Search     Browse