FLN News / The Lackawanna Mine Tour - Part I

04.19.10 | Ed Thomas

WHEN MINES AND THEIR SAFETY ISSUES PERIODICALLY MAKE THE NATIONAL NEWS, MANY FLN LISTENERS IN PENNSYLVANIA ARE OFTEN REMINDED OF THE DEEP ROOTS OF THE SAME KIND OF INDUSTRY ACTIVITY AND PROFESSIONS IN THEIR OWN BACKYARD, AND HOW MUCH IT STILL AFFECTS THE STATE'S FORTUNES. FLN NEWS BEGINS A TWO-PART LOOK INTO NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA'S LACKAWANNA COUNTY MINE AND ITS ANTHRACITE HERITAGE MUSEUM, TO LEARN HOW THE DIGNITY AND DEDICATION OF COAL-MINERS HELPED TO MAKE SCRANTON -- AND THE KEYSTONE STATE -- WHAT IT IS TODAY.

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