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Coal miners waiting for the mantrip. Gary, McDowell County, WV. 1946. Kentuckiana Digital Library.

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A coal miner with the last canary to be used down underground.

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od NPR.org

Documenting 'Dirty' Jobs: Miners At Work

{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

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WV coal miner. The companies valued the ponies more than they valued their men. Animals cost money to replace......

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od walesonline

Margaret Thatcher 'lied to miners about jobs and the extent of her plans to close pits'

Margaret Thatcher 'lied to miners about jobs and the extent of her plans to close pits' - Wales Online

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Hands of Appalachia....just like my coal mining grandfather...hands of leather. Wolf Coal,Kentucky

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Kentucky Coal Miners....1902. My great grandfather died in this year, in Breathitt County, KY. It was a very violent time, full of crime and poverty. I don't even have a photo of him.

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Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) - my favorite just because. I've been watching it since I was 10 years old.

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