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Lynch in Harlan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lamp House No. 2

 
 
Lamp House No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 20, 2017
1. Lamp House No. 2 Marker
Inscription.  This lamp house was built about the same time as No. 31 Mine Portal. Shortly after it was built, and again during World War II, more than 2000 electric cap lamps were issued to miners each day, flame safety lamps were also issued to each foremen and fireboss.

These lamps were repaired, maintained and recharged by lamphouse men in this building.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 2000.
 
Location. 36° 57.953′ N, 82° 55.064′ W. Marker is in Lynch, Kentucky, in Harlan County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Highway 160) north of Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted directly on the subject building, located on the north side of West Main Street, just north of Church Street, facing west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Portal 31 Circle, Lynch KY 40855, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lynch Firehouse (a few steps from this marker); No. 31 Mine Portals (within shouting distance of this marker); Restaurant Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mine Ventilating Fan
Lamp House No. 2 (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 20, 2017
2. Lamp House No. 2 (wide view)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); No. 31 Mine Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Lynch (within shouting distance of this marker); Winifrede Mine Conveyor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad Station (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynch.
 
More about this marker. This is a large, painted metal, "billboard-style" marker.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Portal 31 Exhibition Mine, Lynch, Kentucky
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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