History Friday – Explore Lafayette’s Coal Mining History

Ten miners at the Columbine Mine prior to 1937. Miners identified as: (back row) Joe Coss, Joe Beranek, Ralph Davies, Jim Barclay, Joe Kutcho, George Brown, Arlo Wilson; (front row) Walt Themster, Joe Panek, Jack (Scotty) Maxwell.

It’s a random Friday in January…the perfect time to introduce you to some great local history resources! Today’s topic: coal mining and coal strikes.

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