Bootleggers Rebellion

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RT Hauling
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Post By: RT Hauling » Wed. Nov. 23, 2016 5:20 pm

Did not know all that stuff was going on. http://coalcorncountry.com/the-bootleg-coal-rebellion/

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Post By: warminmn » Wed. Nov. 23, 2016 5:49 pm

That was a very good read. Thank you for posting it. That had to be miserable work down in those holes.

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Post By: windyhill4.2 » Wed. Nov. 23, 2016 5:49 pm

Thanks for posting that very interesting article.


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Post By: idruthrbfishin » Thu. Feb. 16, 2017 8:19 pm

Awesome article. I wish people today wanted work, not welfare. Unfortunately, it seems that the opposite is true anymore!

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Post By: CoalHeat » Thu. Feb. 16, 2017 9:16 pm

Thanks for posting the link, very interesting article.

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Post By: RT Hauling » Sun. Feb. 26, 2017 9:10 am

I new an old timer that talked about jacking up a car and using an extended rim for a hoist. He worked with his brothers in a bootleg mine.

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