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The Cherry Hill coal mine disaster

The BROWN Mine, near Brown, W. -- Young mule drivers and a trapper boy at the Brown Mine near Brown, West Virginia. -- The worked underground from 7 am to pm.

Welcome to the real Silent Hill ! "In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour; a “Keep Out” sign straddles the original highway. Ignore the warning and you’ll arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962 when residents accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal‘Silent Hill’ was based on this town" – à (As cited by, http://malformalady.tumblr.com).

Welcome to the real Silent Hill ! "In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour; a “Keep Out” sign straddles the original highway. Ignore the warning and you’ll arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962 when residents accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal‘Silent Hill’ was based on this town" – à (As cited by, http://malformalady.tumblr.com).

Pit Ponies: Working In a Coal Mine

Pit Ponies: Working In a Coal Mine

Mules pull coal from a deep mine at Cannel City in Morgan County. About 80-85 years ago, Cannel City was world famous for its cannel coal, hence the name of the town. A large mining camp grew up around the mines and was served by the Ohio & Kentucky Railroad. The miners in this photo are unidentified.

Coal and Coal Mines. of Coal Mining. alone, more than coal. Formation of Coal Beds. Coal Resources of the. Coal Resources and. Coal was mined in America in the early century, and commercial mining started around 1730 in Midlothian, Virginia.

The Last of the Pit Ponies Passes Away.   Pip, a "pit pony" that worked in UK coal mines, died in 2009. In 1913, 70,000 ponies worked in underground mines.

The Last of the Pit Ponies Passes Away. Pip, a "pit pony" that worked in UK coal mines, died in In ponies worked in underground mines.

Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Miners waiting to go underground. Pittsburgh vicinity, November 1942. John Collier.

Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Miners waiting to go underground.

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