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Sixteen Tons - Wikipedia

"Sixteen Tons" is a song written by Merle Travis about a coal miner, based on life in coal mines in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Travis first recorded the song at the Radio Recorders Studio B in Hollywood, California on August 8, 1946.

History of coal miners - Wikipedia

Belgium. Belgium took the lead in the industrial revolution on the continent, and began large scale coal mining operations by the 1820s using British methods.

The Lanarkshire Mining Industry - Sorbie

Coal was the fuel that powered the Industrial Revolution. The reliance on steam engines meant a huge increase in the demand for coal and the men women and children who mined it, particularly so in the mining areas of Scotland.

New Studies Confirm A Surge In Coal Miners' Disease : NPR

More coal miners in central Appalachia have suffered the advanced stages of the deadly disease black lung than previous government research has found, and more miners working in the region today have earlier stages of the disease. Those are two of the findings in a bundle of studies released Tuesday ...

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District 12 Industry Coal mining (before the Second Rebellion) Medicine (after the Second Rebellion) Victors Katniss Everdeen Peeta Mellark Haymitch Abernathy Unknown Female Victor (book) Mayor Mayor Undersee Rebels Delly Cartwright Gale Hawthorne Greasy Sae Greasy Sae's granddaughter Haymitch...

The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of One of the ...

The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of One of the Worst Disasters in Coal-Mining History Brought Suit Against the Coal Company- And Won [Gerald M. Stern] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Various Artists - Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the ...

We've recently heard about Kathy Mattea's album Coal but, there is a bigger, better and more historical look at coal mining -- the Lonesome Records and Publishing Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields.