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Closeup of an Old Coal Company Mining Town of Red Ash Virginia, near Richards in the Southwestern Part of the State 04/1974 by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr

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The Howgill Fells are hills in Northern England between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, lying roughly in between the vertices of a triangle made by the towns of Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen and Tebay. The name Howgill derives from the Old Norse word haugr meaning a hill or barrow, plus gil meaning a narrow valley.

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Broken Hill is a rich part of Australia's Mining history, find out a little more about Broken Hill NSW here.

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Washington Heights & Inwood with Kids: Top 35 Things to Do for Families

In our hoodie: Washington Heights & Inwood with kids: top 35 things to do for families

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Junior Camp, Red Jacket, WV (Matewan) courtesy of Yvonne DeHart. The Red Jacket Coal Company was established just east of Matewan along the Norfolk & Western Railway in 1909. With 11,000 acres of coal land Red Jacket was the largest coal company in the Williamson Coal Field. In the spring of 1920, Red Jacket introduced the infamous "yellow dog contract" which led to litigation that eventually reached the US Supreme Court which upheld its validity.

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Oliver House: Bisbee, Arizona: In the late 1800’s the wife of a local policeman was having an affair with Nathan Anderson, a mining employee. Her husband found out about it, went to the house and killed the both of them...

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