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  • Remembering Bloody Harlan | Parallel Narratives

    Big armed deputies and company men, called "gun thugs" by miners, confronted some union men on a road near Evarts. The coal miners, lean and tough from Kentucky mountain life, knew how to fight back. No one knows who fired the first shot but when it was over four were dead—three deputies and one miner– with several more wounded.

  • New Zealand holds memorial service for miners killed in ...

    Dec 02, 2010 · New Zealand holds memorial service for miners killed in blast. John Key at the national memorial service for the 29 miners killed in a blast at the Pike River mine. New Zealand today held a national remembrance service for the 29 coalminers killed in an explosion last month. A line of 29 black-draped tables each bore a miner's helmet, lamp and name.

  • Appin coal mine explosion still felt 40 years after 14 ...

    Jul 23, 2019 · A local history of mining accidents Memories of mining deaths run deep in the Illawarra region — of particular significance was the Mount Kembla mine .

  • Obama honors fallen miners, stresses mine safety - Reuters

    Apr 25, 2010 · A row of 29 crosses with mining helmets and lights on them are shown during a memorial service for the 29 coal miners who recently died at Upper Big Branch Mine .