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Hole From Mining Trash Dump from the Donk Brothers Mine no. 2


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This is a black and white photograph of a mining trash dump at the Donk Brothers Mine no. 2. The railroad is visible on the left, with a locomotive pulling a series of coal cars. In the center of the image a group of men and women are present seen standing around the pit.


  • Maryville
  • mining
  • Donk Brothers


circa 1920s

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  • Maryville, Illinois
  • 1950s


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