Coal Mining Operations Inside Consol Energy Bailey Mine

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A coal miner watches as a carbide-tipped shearer scrapes coal from... News PhotoCoal,Coal Mine,Coal Miner,Delivering,Economy,Environment,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mine,Miner,Mining,North America,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA coal miner watches as a carbide-tipped shearer scrapes coal from the wall during longwall operations at the Consol Energy Bailey Mine in Wind Ridge, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Coal’s prospects are improving after its share of U.S. power generation fell last year to 34 percent, the lowest since at least 1973, Energy Department data show. Hotter temperatures this summer that prompt American households to use more air conditioning will boost demand for coal and the railroads that ship it. Photographer: Ty Wright/Bloomberg via Getty Images