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History Detective: Getting caught with a bang

by Carolyn Newman ROUSE — Early coal miners knew how to use dynamite in their work, as well for non-mining uses. Certainly they used the powerful explosive during strikes to disrupt the railroad transportation of coal in order to mess up profits for the coal corporations. Eleven bridges and buildings were wrecked by dynamite during
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