A coal miner with the last canary to be used down underground. Canaries were used in the coal mines, to detect methane gas. If the canary died, the miners knew they had to leave or they would die as well.
Shime Mine Tower Known to some as the ‘Anti-Zombie Fortress’. It has become a popular destination for haiyako, a fairly recent trend of urban exploration with a focus in abandoned ruins and photography.
These massive coal layers are clear evidence of a global catastrophe that killed everything (except 8 on a boat). Coal Seams, they stretch on for 20 mi. Usibelli Coal Mine, Healy, AK, in the mtns of the Alaska Range.