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 Post subject: Italian Marble Mining (Surface)
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 6:51 pm 
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Location: Hard coal region, PA
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some mine buildings on the surface... possibly a hoist house.

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Blocks of freshly extracted marble ready for their decent from the mountains to the ocean for shipping.

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A view from a far.

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A closer view.

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More scenery....

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Some art carved into the marble depicting the mining done in this region of Italy.

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A lokie transporting marble through the mountains.

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and again, on a bigger bridge.

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the smaller bridge, today.

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and the larger.

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