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 Post subject: Gary #9 mine
PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:28 am 
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Here is an article I found online about some one who worked in the #9 coal mine near Gary WV

http://www.mcdowellwv.com/articles/mines.html

The reason I mentioned the portal bus thing on this foroum earlier is because this narrative happened in the mid 1960's and they were already using portal busses

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Neat story. Thanks for posting it.

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Buddy is a friend of mine.....in fact he help Alex write two HIGHLY recommended books.

Gary Hollow

http://www.garyhollow.com/

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the other book COALWOOD....it has the Caretta mines in it as well.

The Gary Hollow area is very impressive...been there several times. It was a community under the control of U.S. Steel.

You are in luck there 50tonloco...they used to run those down there....all long gone now. I have some underground pics of the Gary #9 mine 8)

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I found somthing eles here showing the inside of the mine today

LOOKS JUST LIKE IT DID WHILE OPERATING MINUS TROLLEY WIRE!!!!

http://www.garyhighschoolcoaldiggeralum ... to3_2.html

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THERE YOU GO......Look at who took the underground pictures 8)

I TOOK THOSE.

I had no idea they were are the internet...thanks for showing me that.

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NEITHER DID I.

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Banks you should have done it

NEITHER DID I

wait a minute NEITHER DID I

You are slacking :lol:

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i didnt either pj.

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 Post subject: Re: Gary #9 mine
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[quote="50tonloco"]Here is an article I found online about some one who worked in the #9 coal mine near Gary WV

Great Read. Brings back memories of my time in the coal mines of WV.

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