Bottomer I

Work at the foot of haulage slopes or planes leading to surface of mines.

What does a Bottomer I do?

Works at foot of haulage slope or plane leading to surface of mine: Engages clips or grips by means of which mine cars are attached to hoisting cable for haulage to surface, working at foot of haulage slope or plane leading to surface of mine. Disengages clips or grips as cars are lowered to landing and moves cars onto track sidings for distribution in mine. Signals HOIST OPERATOR with bell or buzzer to raise cars.