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Days Gone By In Staunton

Stories from the files of the Staunton Star-Times in years gone by.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 1923 -- NO. 14 MINE IS CLOSED DOWN -- Work of Cleaning Up Started Monday and Shut-down is Indefinite -- Orders were given Monday to the men employed at No. 14 mine of the Consolidated Coal Co. to clean up all coal that had been cut and to do other necessary work preparatory to a complete shut-down. As soon as this work is completed the mules will be brought to the surface and the mine closed.

At the local offices of the Consolidated Coal Co. on Monday morning Mr. Jasper informed us that the shut down was for an indefinite period and was due to no other cause than the inabilit...


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