Explore the History and Decline of Coal With These Vintage Mining Photographs


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Coal mining in America was once a great industry, but numerous factors have led to a steep decline in coal mining throughout not just the United States, but the world. Dive into the well of these vintage coal mining photos to explore the history of coal mining in America, and the reasons for its decline within the energy sector.

These vintage coal mining photos will take you back to an America dependent on coal and the changing landscape that has overseen its rapid decline.