The Mine
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Notice how low to the ground the tug engine is.
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The tour guide.
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Looking back toward the entrance to the mine.
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Going deep inside.
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Standing up was not a good idea.
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Hand-dug coal would be put into a car by one miner. He was paid for how much he loaded.
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Sometimes miners cheated and put their identification tag on the car. Miners figured out how to stop that from happening by putting their marker in the bottom of the car.
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Lantern demonstration.
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Rock Dusting is the practice of applying inert rock dust to the roof, ribs and floor of the mine to render accumulations of coal dust incombustible. Source: Strata Worldwide
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The guide discusses items miners used to bring their lunches with them into the mine.
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On exiting the mine. It is inspected each day before tourists are allowed in.
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Exiting the mine.