Posts Tagged ‘miners’
This video was made out of thanks to my family and friends, for the sacrafices, dedication, devotion, & love they show each and every one of us. I have an uncle and a cousin on here, that are coal miners’ in Alabama, I’ve always heard that it’s in your blood, I guess it is! It takes a very special man to be a coal miner, and I am so very proud of mine… I Love you all, Please stay safe, and Thanks for keeping our lights on…. =)
In memory of the 29 coal miners who lost their lives at the Upper Big Branch Mine on 04/05/10. May their souls rest and their families find some peace. My heart goes out to them all, including the Napper family who are from my home of Meigs County, Ohio and whose son Josh Napper was one of the men lost that day.
Here is my Tribute Video to all the guys who Haul Coal Buckets, Sand, Coal, Gravel, anything in a Bucket and also a tribute to the coal miners.
Tommy Davis talks about his son, Cory Davis, killed at the age of 20 by the explosion in Don Blankenship’s Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, WV.
If you use electricity, you are responsible. That coal is used to power our lives. These men were sacrificed for our pleasure. Do you think it will highlight our greed for coal and the direct causes of global warming? We need to wake up now.
Coal miners spoke to the World Socialist Web Site on Friday about safety violations at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. They said that the mine’s operator routinely disregard safety rules, and denounced regulators for failing to punish the company.
A tribute song I wrote to honor the men who lost their lives in the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion in Raleigh County West Virginia on 4/5/10.Download for free at soundclick.com/shonhampton.All the honor goes to the men who fell and those like them across the country.
Here’s a memorial slideshow to the 29 miners, ages 20 to 61, who died in the April 5, 2010, explosion at the Massey Energy Upper Big Branch Mine near Montcoal, West Virginia. This was originally produced for the Charleston Gazette in Charleston, W.Va., by Douglas Imbrogno. The soundtrack is “Andante Quieto,” by the New Arts Trio from the CD “Harold Hayslett: A Musical Tribute” (cdbaby.com For ongoing coverage into the mine explosion investigation and its legal repercussions, see Ken Ward Jr.’s “Coal Tattoo” blog at the Gazette at blogs.wvgazette.com NOTE: To view a higher resolution, bigger-screen (and preferred version) of this slideshow, see: www.wvgazettemail.com
Cabin Creek native Nikki Cole’s tribute to the brave miners that were lost at UBB mine and their families.