Miners creating a tunnel in the mines in Lyon Mountain

Miners creating a “drift”, or horizontal tunnel, underground. In front of the men are two supports holding the ceiling. Lyon Mountain Mines, operated by Chateaugay Ore & Iron Company. Circa 1930s. Lyon Mountain, NY. Courtesy of Lyon Mountain Mining and Railroad Museum.

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