The Tower Colliery near the village of Hirwaun, in Glamorgan, South Wales, is seen Wednesday, April 23, 2008. Tower Colliery was the oldest continuously worked deep-coal mine in the United Kingdom, and possibly the world.
The Tower Colliery near the village of Hirwaun, in Glamorgan, South Wales, is seen Wednesday, April 23, 2008. Tower Colliery was the oldest continuously worked deep-coal mine in the United Kingdom, and possibly the world. Associated Press 2008 file photo
The Tower Colliery near the village of Hirwaun, in Glamorgan, South Wales, is seen Wednesday, April 23, 2008. Tower Colliery was the oldest continuously worked deep-coal mine in the United Kingdom, and possibly the world. Associated Press 2008 file photo

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