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December dinner inside the coal mine #2 in Glen Carbon, Illinois


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Dinner served down inside coal mine #2 tunnel. December presiding over this unique dinner in #2 mine tunnel is Mike Sedlacek (center), top mine boss. The other people at the table are presumed to have been visiting officials of the Madison Coal Company and their wives. The unidentified women in the background are presumed to have been Glen Carbon Village women who prepared and served the food.



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