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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:08 pm 
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just wanted to say my pop use to work at no 9. he worked at the 4th level and at the slope on that level. he was a rock tunnel maker and also put up trolly wire .

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Location: My own little hole in ground.
That's pretty cool. Do you know when he worked there?
Perhaps there's some pics or something in the museum.

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honstly i didnt ask him but i will. he still has drill bits track spiks the drill it self . he has a edson lamp from when he worked with skytop .he still has his carbite lamp from when he worked at his dads bootleg hole from when he was a teen. thats all i could think of but he tells me a lot of stories witch is pretty cool.
if i find out any thing else ill tell you
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thats a pretty neat bit of history there. you should bring him down for a tour.

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i dont know if you rember me chris i went on the day of the 3 field tours. i was that kid . i dont know if he could because he has a breathing problem and cant walk for a long time. but ill see if he would want to.
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got the years well sortta in the mid 60s and like the 68. he did not work for the company he worked for a guy called bazzi a rock contractor .

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Bring your pap down to the No.9. I'll make sure we have a couple of chairs down there to stop and take a brake if he wants.

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ok ill try to get him to come and if i do ill email u

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