NO. 7 MINE READY TO HOIST COAL - 1951 - Staunton Macoupin County IL
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contributed by Joan Miley 2003

STAUNTON STAR-TIMES, Staunton, Macoupin Co, IL, Thurs 6 Sep 1951 page 1

NO. 7 MINE WILL BE READY TO HOIST COAL NEXT WEEK

An agreement was reached on Thursday of last week between members of Local Union No. 18, Progressive Mine Workers of America, and a group of men from Chicago, whereby Mine No. 7 east of Staunton, will again, resume operations after a 3 months period of idleness. Some 100 men will be employed at the mine, all members of Local Union No. 18, most of them from Staunton, with a number from Mt. Olive will operate on a trail basis of about 3 months.....

29 Nov 1951:

Mine now called "Staunton Mine Seven, Inc."

27 Dec 1951:

Mine 7 "Trail Run" Operation Proves Highly Successful.

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