A beautiful and intriguing photo. I can’t imagine going down into the earth to work for hours on end. But I know we as a nation have gained so much because of their dangerous work.Your daughter did a great job from that moving vehicle!
Judith, Thanks for stopping by and reading. I’m with you I could never do this job. We took a tour of a closed mine and the conditions these men worked in was horrible. Not to mention their safety. But, that is why my family moved from there. I have been told Grandpa was a little accident prone.
As for the picture, she took a few awesome shots from the moving car. She was about 13 at the time. She has such an eye for photography!
Again thanks for stopping and posting.
beautiful picture. I live up here in north Idaho where we have silver mines. They look a lot a like.
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