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Jacob Mango Coal Mining By Michael Jenison
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Jacob Mango's poetry from inside a coal mine. 33 trapped miners in Chile are rescued. Jacob Mango supplies the poetry to identify with being trapped. Common emotions we can relate to. An appreciation... More > of our life after living inside the "Belly of the beastly bedchamber" and resurfacing to the light. "Eternal dark, gets darker"< Less
Jacob Mango Coal Mining By Michael Jenison
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Jacob Mango's poetry from inside a coal mine. 33 trapped miners in Chile are rescued. Jacob Mango supplies the poetry to identify with being trapped. Common emotions we can relate to. An appreciation... More > of our life after living inside the "Belly of the beastly bedchamber" and resurfacing to the light. "Eternal dark, gets darker"< Less
From Front Line to Coal Mine By Michael Fitzalan
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This is the story of Karoly, a man whose family protected Jewish refugees who were trying to escape the advance of Nazi Germany from the west and the advancing Russians Red Army and their Romanian... More > allies to the east. Karoly was used as human-shield by Romanian 'liberators' in Hungary. When, after the war, Hungary was under Russian Communist control, he was sent to prison. Karoly was committed as a political prisoner for being a member of the Independent Small-holders Party, the communist party’s only serious political rival. Under the communist regime anyone who held authority in the community was a threat and Karoly was arrested under a trumped up charge. He was sent to Márianosztra where he was given the option of starvation or working as a miner in a forced labour camp. Karoly worked in a coalmine until he escaped the cruel communist regime in 1956. This is the story of a man who cheated death and suffered unimaginable privations before escaping to England to start again from nothing, a broken man.< Less
THE COAL DIGGER By Allan Ishmael Young
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When sixteen-year-old coal digger Andy Stewart decides on his first day at work that there must be better and safer ways of knockin’ the black out (a euphemism for extracting more coal from the... More > earth), he sets about learning and developing technology to do so. But his lifelong friend and neighbor, Nick Rakos, takes a different route, through unionization, and they become bitter enemies. Both make marriages of convenience, but learn to love their wives with great passion. Caught up in the turmoil of the changes in the coalfields in the middle of the twentieth century, Andy reaches a high-level management position, while Nick becomes an efficient union organizer. After more than two decades of personal and professional antagonism, they cement their friendship again when they are hopelessly trapped in a mine cave-in. Based on real-life experiences, this is the story of coal camp people, their lives, their fears, their triumphs, their loves, their hates, and, yes, even their deaths.< Less
Coal and the Environment By Stephen Greb, Cortland Elbe
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Coal and the Environment covers issues related to coal mining and combustion, as well as the methods, technology, and regulation currently in use, or planned for the future, to meet our nation's... More > energy needs, while caring for the environment around us. Coal is our most important domestic fuel resource. It accounts for nearly 25% of our country's total primary energy production and produces half of our electric power. The objective in writing about coal is to relate the mining and use of this vital energy resource to the environmental concerns that affect our society.< Less
COAL CAMP By Allan Cannon
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COAL CAMP When two young friends are caught up in the turmoil of changes in the coalfields in the middle of the twentieth century, they take extremely different routes to improving means of... More > extracting coal from the earth—one through mechanization and the other through unionization—and become bitter enemies. But after years of conflicts, getting married and raising children, their friendship is rekindled when they are hopelessly trapped in a mine cave-in. This is the story of coal miners—their lives, loves, hopes, dreams and deaths.< Less
CF&I Coal Mines & Coke Ovens By CF&I Archives
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's coal mining and coking operations from the late 1800s to the mid-20th century. A historical... More > overview and relevant statistics are provided for each coal mine or coke oven. A wealth of historical photographs from the CF&I Archives bring this history to life. Additional materials include selected historical articles about the coal mining and coking processes from CF&I publications Camp & Plant and the Industrial Bulletin, production statistics, and maps of CF&I's coal mining districts.< Less
My Father Dug the Coal Mines Black By Guillermo William V. Castaneda
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Guillermo V. Castaneda grew up in Southern Colorado near the coal- mining town of Trinidad. In this story, he tells of how he was raised not only in the Mexican and American cultures, but also in... More > the unlikely culture of Italian.< Less
King Coal & The Great Yorkshire Coal Hauliers By Charlie Walker
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There were many haulage companies operating in the Wakefield area, in the 1950/60s., and many were owner drivers, who prospered and became the owners of very large enterprises themselves. My own... More > company Walkers of Wakefield was one, Jackie Hanson of R Hanson & son was another, D Wrigglesworth of Dewsbury another, Jack Robinson of A One Transport another. The redoubtable Peter Slater of Gildersome was another, Fred Chappell who once sold me an old fire engine another, and of course there were also two other old friends of mine Frank Hensby, and his son Richard who built up a large fleet of tippers, and created the VW & Man Truck dealerships in Wakefield. Quite a formidable crew, and there were oh so many more like them. Who through personal sacrifice, persistence, and dedication, built there Empires too. They and their likes should never be forgotten, and this is just my attempt to try and ensure that they aren't.< Less
King Coal & The Great Yorkshire Coal Hauliers By Charlie Walker
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There were many haulage companies operating in the Wakefield area, in the 1950/60s., and many were owner drivers, who prospered and became the owners of very large enterprises themselves. My own... More > company Walkers of Wakefield was one, Jackie Hanson of R Hanson & son was another, D Wrigglesworth of Dewsbury another, Jack Robinson of A One Transport another. The redoubtable Peter Slater of Gildersome was another, Fred Chappell who once sold me an old fire engine another, and of course there were also two other old friends of mine Frank Hensby, and his son Richard who built up a large fleet of tippers, and created the VW & Man Truck dealerships in Wakefield. Quite a formidable crew, and there were oh so many more like them. Who through personal sacrifice, persistence, and dedication, built there Empires too. They and their likes should never be forgotten, and this is just my attempt to try and ensure that they aren't.< Less