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Bygone days of miners: Think your job is bad? These men risked suffocation, poisoning and being buried alive on a daily basis

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 19: Coal mining in the UK dates back to Roman times. In the early 1900s there were more than one million British miners.

CAMARADERIE OF THE COAL MINE

Coal mining in the UK dates back to Roman times. In the early 1900s there were more than one million British miners.
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