Deedie, the Daughter of a Coal Miner

            August 1, 1930 was a hot afternoon in a mining camp in Garmeda, Kentucky when Deedie (pronounced â??Dee Deeâ??),

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Scotia Mine Disaster of 1976

I found this article in the Lexington Herald Leader and thought I would share it with you.  This mining disaster

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Wilson "Rome" Meade, 58,Dies In Mining Accident

Its a sad day in Harlan County, Kentucky.  Mr Wilson “Rome” Meade, a veteran underground coal miner, died last night

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Appalachian Folk's Favorite Links

  IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE LINKS, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK “SEE REST OF THE STORY” Author Thomas Freese

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Kentucky Coal Miners- Where They Worked and Lived

<!– –><!– –>Roger Philpot, Author of “Coal Miner’s Son” grew up in a coal camp.  His story and his site

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Mining Accidents

While I was working at  Benham Coal Inc,  @ Benham Kentucky ,  as my cousin and me were arriving at work

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