Union Lantern

The Carbide Miners Lamp - Bringing History Back to Life!

Union Lantern

Before mine shafts had electricity, miners wore calcium carbide lamps on their helmets to light the darkness. Craig Beals from Beals Science finds a Carbide Miner's Lamp at his grandma's house that hasn't been lit since 1938, give or take a few years! He uses science, some carbide, and acetylene ...

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