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Coal mining accident: Anxious friends and relatives wait at the pit-head while bodies of the victims who died when roof fell in are brought to the surface. A few men survived 24 days underground by eating carrots and oats they found in the pit pony stables. Courrieres Mines, Pas de Calais, France. From 'Le Petit Journal' Paris March 1906.

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Coal mining accident:  Anxious friends and relatives wait at the pit-head while bodies of the victims who died when roof fell in are brought to the surface. A few men survived 24 days underground by eating carrots and oats they found in the pit pony stables. Courrieres Mines, Pas de Calais, France.  From 'Le Petit Journal' Paris March 1906.