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Return to Previous page . 2.2 HISTORICAL SUMMARY. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LITHGOW REGION . The development of the Lithgow region is associated with two main activities, the construction of a road across the Blue Mountains from Sydney to Bathurst between 1815 and 1830 and the subsequent construction of a rail line to connect these two areas in the 1860s and1870s.

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In Western Kentucky, the one thing that most people have in common is a history of coal mining in their families. Michael Davis grew up hearing mining stories from his dad, two grandfathers, a great-grandfather, and an aunt -- with their combined 200 years of mining experience.

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History of coal mining - Wikipedia

The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. It became important in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was primarily used to power steam engines, heat buildings and generate electricity.

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Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (PA) (Images of America) [John Stuart Richards] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Four distinct anthracite coal fields encompass an area of 1, 700 square miles in the northeastern portion of Pennsylvania.

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Mining | Britannica.com

Mining, process of extracting useful minerals from the surface of the Earth, including the seas.A mineral, with a few exceptions, is an inorganic substance occurring in nature that has a definite chemical composition and distinctive physical properties or molecular structure.

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Coal mining - Wikipedia

Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.

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