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Atlas coal mine #Alberta

Atlas coal mine #Alberta

1915 Pick mining, Newcastle coal mine, Drumheller, Alberta.

1915 Pick mining, Newcastle coal mine, Drumheller, Alberta.

Canada's oldest coal tipple at the long abandoned Atlas Coal Mine east of Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. A National Historic Site.

Canada's oldest coal tipple at the long abandoned Atlas Coal Mine east of Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. A National Historic Site.

Last free-standing Tipple at The Atlas Coal Mine National Historical Site near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

Last free-standing Tipple at The Atlas Coal Mine National Historical Site near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W.Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

Documenting 'Dirty' Jobs: Miners At Work

Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W.Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

Southern Alberta is home to Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, which provides spiritual inspiration for some people who visit the sandstone hoodoo. (© Handout)

Southern Alberta is home to Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, which provides spiritual inspiration for some people who visit the sandstone hoodoo. (© Handout)

Mine Office at The Atlas Coal Mine National Historical Site near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

Mine Office at The Atlas Coal Mine National Historical Site near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

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