Thursday, December 21, 2006

Detailed study is more than token effort (The Whitehaven News, UK)

A NEW book on the mining tokens of West Cumberland provides an absorbing read for anyone with an interest in local history. These survivors of bygone times hark back to the days when coal was carried to the ships by packhorse and tokens were the currency of the coaltrade. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/leisure/viewarticle.aspx?id=447775

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