This is the armour for the members of rescue steam in the coalmine. Top guns were selected from the well-trained and skilled workers to form the rescue team.
The elevator (lift) in the museum has a special effect of lighting to make the guests feel as if they are actually go down to the level of minus 1,000m from the ground.
Many widows were working in coalmine because they had been left by their spouses who had passed away in the mine.
The door-opener was a female and maybe the widow of a casualty in the coalmine.
The layer of coal can be seen in the premises of the museum. Many school tours are arranged and the municipality of Yubari needs more visitors and citizens to keep the function.Please visit Yubari City and feel the prosperity of this industry in the past.