Hoisting Coal from the Pit by William Henry Pyne (1769-1843). This drawing depicts a pit crane powered by two horses that bring the coal to the surface. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Pyne, William Henry. Rustic Vignettes for Artists and Craftsmen. New York: Dover: 1977. Thanks to Dover for permitting reproduction of up to 10 plates.

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