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Voices In The Dark: Pony Talk & Mining Tales

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This compilation of mining anecdotes honours the horses and pit ponies who, in harsh and often intolerable conditions, served and suffered to help win the coal. It is also a tribute to those miners who cared for their charges with deep affection and compassion.
Our contributors, many of whom were Bevin Boys, give voice to innocent animals and by so doing, they project a lig
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Paperback, Second Edition, 284 pages
Published August 10th 2011 by lulu.com (first published October 28th 2006)
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Deborah Siddoway
Jun 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is an anthology of poems, memoirs, stories, pictures and recollections dedicated to recalling the special place that pit ponies hold in the annals of mining history. Many of the contributions come from the Bevin boys, men who found themselves directed to the pits, rather than the battlefield during World War 2.

I am the granddaughter of a miner. A man who was plunged into the belly of the earth to hew black rock from seams, often aided by the faithful service of pit ponies. One of the
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