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Crowsnest Highway

A page about Crowsnest, Alberta, describing the history of its industry and society, its layout, accommodations, tourist attractions and recreation

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Cablebolting in Underground Mines | Mining | Rock (Geology)

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Fleeing from domestic famine in the late 1800's: - VilNews

Coal was discovered in the eastern part of Pennsylvania well before the American Civil War. In fact, the legendary Necho Allen accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal in 1790 while traveling in what would later be Schuykill County.

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About Coal Seam Gas - New Site - Lock the Gate

What is coal seam gas? What are the risks? What is the difference between conventional natural gas, and unconventional natural gas like CSG? Find out more about the risks of coal seam gas (CSG), and the effects of coal seam gas mining.

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A VOICE FROM THE COAL FIELDS - citizensvoice.com

Anthracite mining history will reach a dramatic milestone in 2019 and a special program is in its nascent stages. One of the speakers who has been penciled in will observe his own milestone, "God willing,'' he says.

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2010 Copiapó mining accident - Wikipedia

The 2010 Copiapó mining accident, also known then as the "Chilean mining accident", began on Thursday, 5 August 2010 with a cave-in at the San José copper–gold mine, located in the Atacama Desert 45 kilometers (28 mi) north of the regional capital of Copiapó, in northern Chile.

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Growing Up in Coal Country: Susan Campbell Bartoletti ...

Growing Up in Coal Country [Susan Campbell Bartoletti] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Inspired by her in-laws' recollections of working in coal country, Susan Campbell Bartoletti has gathered the voices of men

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The Carpathian Connection - Pennsylvania

After the Boom. Eastern Christians cling to their faith as time runs out on the former coal towns of Pennsylvania, reports Jacqueline Ruyak with photographs by Cody Christopulos

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Coal | fossil fuel | Britannica.com

Coal: Coal, solid, usually brown or black, carbon-rich material that most often occurs in stratified sedimentary deposits. It is one of the most important of the primary fossil fuels.

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RailPictures.Net » Add Photos

Want to show your photos to the world? Add them to the world's most popular, highest quality rail photo database! We simply ask that you follow these guidelines:

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Technology and Science News - ABC News

Get the latest science news and technology news, read tech reviews and more at ABC News.

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Shorpy Higginbotham: 1910 | Shorpy | Vintage Photography

December 1910. "Shorpy Higginbotham, a 'greaser' on the tipple at Bessie Mine, of the Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Co. in Alabama.Said he was 14 years old, but it is doubtful.

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Neil's Local History & Mining Site

A local history, mining & Personal site for North Derbyshire. Chesterfield. Bolsover. Arkwright. Calow. Heath. Palterton. Glapwell. Sutton. Duckmanton. Staveley.

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Centralia, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

Centralia is a borough and near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States.Its population has dwindled from more than 1,000 residents in 1980 to 63 by 1990, to only seven in 2013 —a result of the coal mine fire which has been burning beneath the borough since 1962.

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Adventure Mining Company (Greenland) - TripAdvisor

The Adventure Mining Company offers a variety of tours of the Historic Adventure Copper Mine. Choose from easy 45 minute underground walks to 3 hour excursions that feature rappelling down and 80 foot underground shaft.

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Coal Mining - Coalwood, West Virginia

Coal Mining. Types of Coal Mines. There are four main types of coal mines: shaft mine, slope mine, drift mine, and surface (open-cast) mine. The mine at Coalwood was a shaft mine; the coal was brought up in an elevator from 600 to 800 feet underground.

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Ghost Towns of Washington - Official Site

Ghost Towns of Washington is the most comprehensive site on the web sharing listings of ghost towns, historic mining sites, and other abandoned historic points of interest located throughout Washington State.

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Lithgow Tourism Information - The Coal Industry

COAL MINING HISTORY (Descriptive panel on the Coalmining Display at Eskbank House).In 1838, Andrew Brown of "Cooerwull" wrote in his diary 'getting coal'.

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Contaminants Found in Groundwater, USGS Water Science School

Contaminants Found in Groundwater, from the USGS Water Science School.

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Photos Of Abandoned Centralia, PA - Business Insider

That was 50 years ago on May 27, 1962. Half a century later, Centralia, Pennsylvania still burns. The once bustling coal-mining town — then home to over 2,000 people — is now a smoldering expanse of overgrown streets, cracked pavement and charred trees. Everywhere, streams of toxic gas spew into ...

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Greenpeace - Official Site

Greenpeace will never stop fighting for a greener, healthier world for our oceans, forests, food, climate, and democracy—no matter what forces stand in our way.

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Kentucky Coal Museum

The Kentucky Coal Museum brings back to life one of the most unique and interesting aspects of early coal mining the company store. Housed in the old commissary built by International Harvester in the 1920s, the museum features four stories of exhibits on the history of mining and the life of the coal miner.

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Coal mining records, data, deeds and documents - GOV.UK

Licence register. If you need details on a coal mining licence then you will need to refer to the Coal Authority's licence register. This holds details of all current granted coal mining licences (underground, opencast and underground coal gasification) and also any current applications.

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Miners and Mining: Photos/Documents - McIntyre

Coal mining was a hard, dirty, and sometimes dangerous job. Injuries or death, due to cave ins or explosions, were always a constant threat.

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Fire Underground: The Ongoing Tragedy Of The Centralia Mine ...

Centralia, Pennsylvania, lived and died by anthracite coal. The town's population peaked at 2,761 in 1890, but by 1981 had dwindled to just over 1,000—not unusual for a Pennsylvania mining town.

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