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King Coal: A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining

King Coal: A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining

by Stan Cohen
     
 

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King Coal is a well-illustrated overview of coal mining in the Mountain State. This book discusses and illustrates the basics of mining methods and operations, the geology of the state, life in a coal town, the unrest in the coalfields and more. King Coal describes the living conditions of the miners, and some of the state's worst mining disasters. You'll meet some of

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King Coal is a well-illustrated overview of coal mining in the Mountain State. This book discusses and illustrates the basics of mining methods and operations, the geology of the state, life in a coal town, the unrest in the coalfields and more. King Coal describes the living conditions of the miners, and some of the state's worst mining disasters. You'll meet some of the more colorful and fabled characters of the industry, including Albert "Sid" Hatfield, Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, and former UMWA president William Blizzard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891852060
Publisher:
Quarrier Press
Publication date:
11/28/1984
Pages:
146
Sales rank:
1,189,735
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.20(d)

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