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Life and death of a coal mine

Dolores Plested

Life and death of a coal mine

and the story of one man"s battle for its life

by Dolores Plested

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Published by Bear Cañon Books in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado,
  • Trinidad
    • Subjects:
    • Bear Cañon Coal Company -- History.,
    • Coal trade -- Colorado -- Trinidad -- History.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Colorado -- Trinidad -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLife & death of a coal mine.
      Statementby Dolores Plested.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9549.B43 P46 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2235704M
      ISBN 100962061603
      LC Control Number89105160
      OCLC/WorldCa18385621

      Get this from a library! The slate-picker: a story of a boy's life in the coal mines. [Harry Prentice; A.L. Burt Company,]. 5 hours ago  Environmental groups have welcomed the news that England’s last major coal mine is shutting down, but some say it will make the country more .

      A coal miner says good-bye to his wife and children, and heads off to work. He reaches the mine, prepares his lamp, and then descends into the mine along with some other workers. As he and the others work inside the mine, the coal is sent to the surface, where others at the mining site are ready to process the coal and to prepare it for shipping. Coal Creek Coal Co. owned the Fraterville mine (in Anderson County). This disaster resulted in the death of miners, and was the worst coal mine disaster in Tennessee history. (Image courtesy of MSHA) 21st Century coal mine near Coal Creek, Tennessee. (Google Street View image).

      This book contains the names of 1, miners injured fatally in Raleigh County, WV mines. It tells when, where and how. Plus an additional names of coal miners who were killed in accidents that could not be proved were work related, because either sufficient documentation could not be found or the mine was not identified. By , Ernest was a thriving mining community with a school, two churches, a barbershop, and a company store so large that it served as a warehouse for all other company stores in Indiana County. But men who mine coal work closely with death, and accidents and explosions are a part of the history of every mining town.


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