At the close of the day. Waiting for the cage to go up.

At the close of the day. Waiting for the cage to go up. The cage is entirely open on two sides and not very well protected on other two, and is usually crowded like this. Small boy in front is Jo Pume, a Nipper, 163 Pine Street. Shaft #6, Pennsylvania Coal Co.,. Location: South Pittston, Pennsylvania. Date Created/Published: 1911 January. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor pic by Lewis Wickes Hine.