The Mining Life in Pictures

The good old days were not always that good and there are pictures to prove it. Mike Stevens takes us On The Pennsylvania Road to Union County to take a look at a few.

10 comments

  • E

    Wow what a cover photo! An uneducated alcoholic with teeth missing and a cigarette hanging from his lip. Things haven’t changed one bit in the coal region, looks like the majority of NEPA locals I’ve met in my life whether it be a male or female. đŸ˜‚

      • E

        Ha ha! And? Do you have a point or is that the most intelligent response you can come up with? Thank you for helping make MY point about uneducated locals. Lol.

    • john williams

      Hey Mr E- i wish i could throw you into a hell hole of a job and force you to work like a slave without any health insurance to support your family. thats what miners did, anything they had to do to put food on the table and to provide a home for their families.

    • pa. coal slaves

      Bring it back to West Virginia and Kentucky, NOT Pennsylvania! Pa. people are too dumb to re-learn the profitabilities of the business. I mean come on now, just look at Schuylkill county for God’s sake.

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