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Independence Mine

Independence Mine

Mining village of Røros, Norway. Old miners' cottages nestle between slag heaps.

Mining village of Røros, Norway. Old miners' cottages nestle between slag heaps.

Shot in the Dinorwic Slate Mining Quarry, now disused, the relics of a bygone age are there for all to see.

Shot in the Dinorwic Slate Mining Quarry, now disused, the relics of a bygone age are there for all to see.

June 3, 2014. A view across the slag heaps of lignite surface mine Welzow of the Vattenfall AG in Welzow, Germany.

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June 3, 2014. A view across the slag heaps of lignite surface mine Welzow of the Vattenfall AG in Welzow, Germany.

Slag pile, only remnant of abandoned coal mine, Herrin, Illinois (see general caption card no. 2994-M4)

Slag pile, only remnant of abandoned coal mine, Herrin, Illinois (see general caption card no. 2994-M4)

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