Mining and mine history told by those who lived it. Interviews and recordings, from 1952 to the early 80s, were collected by the Raton Library in Northern New Mexico. A coal-mining area that at one time provided an impressive portion of the State's income. Here are the people who lived the life, worked in mile-deep mines, used explosives to dislodge coal and were paid around $1 a ton for their efforts. Housing, at $4 a month, was supplied by the mine company. Water came from a barrel at the curb and each room had a light cord from the ceiling. Sport competition was the major entertainment and schooling was provided by the mine owners. All in all, a hard life Plus details of the effect of mine closures on the City of Raton. On business and more importantly on the social structure. As told by those there.
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Descrizione libro Coda Publications, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 910390711
Descrizione libro Coda Publications, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1st. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0910390711