Why Were So Many of the Mines Slope Mines Rather Than Drift Mines?

 
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Post by Bubbalowe » Wed. Dec. 23, 2020 3:45 pm

Have gone into abandoned limestone mines in Western PA, complete different animal of course. One thing in common is the use of a brattish which in this case empty dynamite boxes were stacked to make a wall, Tyvek wasn't around in those days. We carried out some to varnish and make footstools, will try to put pictures up,


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