Árboles nobles: El olmo   El olmo un gran árbol con enemigos pequeños (pero matones)  Es el olmo común (Ulmus minor) un precioso y respetable árbol que en su madurez puede adquirir un aspecto tortuoso y retorcido aunque majestuoso. Junto con el roble y el nogal es uno de los árboles nobles por excelencia. El olmo ha formado parte de nuestra cultura y patrimonio desde tiempo inmemorial y por eso la situación a la que parece abocado desde hace un siglo es precisamente más triste.  Olmo temblón…

Árboles nobles: El olmo

Árboles nobles: El olmo El olmo un gran árbol con enemigos pequeños (pero matones) Es el olmo común (Ulmus minor) un precioso y respetable árbol que en su madurez puede adquirir un aspecto tortuoso y retorcido aunque majestuoso. Junto con el roble y el nogal es uno de los árboles nobles por excelencia. El olmo ha formado parte de nuestra cultura y patrimonio desde tiempo inmemorial y por eso la situación a la que parece abocado desde hace un siglo es precisamente más triste. Olmo temblón…

In the early 1870s rich gold discoveries rapidly turned Hill End from a small rurul & mining community into one of the largest inland towns in NSW.Once the riches were taken from the goldfield,the town gradually reverted back to its former status.Today it provides us with the opportunity to explore what it was like to live and work in a major commercial centre in the late 1800s.This capture was taken at the Bald Hill Mine.NSW Australia.

In the early rich gold discoveries rapidly turned Hill End from a small…

During the Democratic primary campaign, John F. Kennedy talks about the economic conditions with West Virginia coal miners. His victory in a large Protestant state showed his Catholicism would not be a major problem elsewhere in the election, 1960 by Hank Walker

During the Democratic primary campaign, John F. Kennedy talks about the economic conditions with West Virginia coal miners. His victory in a large Protestant state showed his Catholicism would not be a major problem elsewhere in the election, 1960

Gold miners combed the Rocky Mountains, including the slopes of Pikes Peak, during the first gold rush of 1859.

At first, this gold rush was up on Pikes Peak (it was one of the main places it had took place in). The Pikes Peak Gold Rush made every person in Colorado talk about gold.

inside a coal mine courtesy of appanoose county historical society 1763x1177 Coal Mine History

inside a coal mine courtesy of appanoose county historical society Coal Mine History

coal miners traveling underground every day to work..Tail End of Coal Car Trip Operator.

coal miners traveling underground every day to work.Tail End of Coal Car Trip Operator. Tie to Coal tv show for potential teaching point for practicality and modern use of coal

Coal was central to the war effort. It not only kept people warm but powered industry, railways and shipping. After the loss of French and Belgian coalfields to the Allied war effort, Welsh coal was all the more important. This meant that the war saw some form of prosperity return to the south Wales coalfield after the long, hard inter-war years. "One in ten eighteen-year-olds were drafted into mines rather than the forces"

Article about the coal industry in Wales during the second World War on the BBC Wales History site.

A Typical Fayette County, West Virginia coal mine circa 1900. My great-grandmother remembers when they brought coal up out of the mines with mules. My roots reach deep within these mines. Proud of it!

A Typical Fayette County, West Virginia coal mine circa My great-grandmother remembers when they brought coal up out of the mines with mules. My roots reach deep within these mines.

Working in the anthracite coal mines of eastern Pennsylvania has always been a dangerous and deadly job, and continues to be to this day.

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