Episode 68

It’s that time of year, folks. In the summer, you picked your own apples. In late spring you picked your own strawberries. Well, it’s harvest time again.

Bring the family on down to Appalachian mountain country to experience an authentic getaway. Finally, you can mine your own coal.

Breathe in the dampness, rich with bug dust. Choose your own hopper in the unit train. Ride down in the cage with a seasoned miner.

Then you’ll have 8 hours in the manway, shaft bottom, bed, and drift mouth to mull about and pick your own coal. But steer clear of the continuous!

Fire up your carbide lamp and find your own way back up the slope, where we have a deluxe snack bar stocked with miners’ strawberries – the best stuff ever you seen.

There’s never been a better time to pick you own coal.


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