Coal Mining Operations Inside Consol Energy Bailey Mine

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Coal miners shine their head lamps on the wall as a carbide-tipped... News PhotoCoal,Coal Mine,Coal Miner,Delivering,Economy,Electric Lamp,Environment,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mine,Miner,Mining,North America,Shiny,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergCoal miners shine their head lamps on the wall as a carbide-tipped shearer scrapes coal from the wall during longwall mining 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