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Tour Ed Mine. May 1 and 2, 2014 Team 1 – Thursday Team 2 – Friday Where are we going? 748 Bull Creek Road Tarentum, PA 15084 This is close to Route 28, and the Kittanning area They are open to the public- Memorial Day through Labor D ay; 10:00-4:00. Basic Information.

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tour ed mine
Tour Ed Mine
  • May 1 and 2, 2014
    • Team 1 – Thursday
    • Team 2 – Friday
  • Where are we going?

748 Bull Creek Road

Tarentum, PA 15084

This is close to Route 28, and the Kittanning area

They are open to the public-

Memorial Day through

Labor Day; 10:00-4:00

basic information
Basic Information
  • All guides are experienced coal miners, educated in mine safety
  • Understand what it is like to be a miner
  • See authentic mining tools and methods from the 1850’s through today
  • Walk into a 1785 log house
  • Museum filled with mining communities goods (Take time to really look closely at the bottles and various articles on display)
hard hats
Hard Hats
  • Do I have to wear a hard hat?
    • Absolutely! All are required to wear their hard hat at all times. (Both while riding in the coal car and walking in the actual mine)
    • You will ride in the coal car for about a ½ mile journey
    • This is the coal car that will take you 160 feet below the Earth’s surface
what do i wear
What Do I Wear?
  • Layers!
    • We go rain or shine
    • It may be 80 degrees outside
    • The mine temperature, year round is

52-54 degrees

We strongly suggest play type clothes with a light jacket, sweater, or hoodie

Shoes, walking type and toes covered at all times

what do i bring
What Do I Bring?
  • Packed lunch and one large beverage or two regular size drinks- All disposable items
  • If you bring a camera you are totally responsible for it at all times
  • Sweater/ light jacket/ hoodie
where and when d o w e e at
Where and When Do We Eat?
  • We have a large pavilion reserved
    • If it rains it is best to eat there
    • If it is a nice day, we have a very large field for you to picnic under a tree or just relax in the grass
    • All groups will eat when they are finished with their tours, basically you can all wait until everyone has completed the tour or once you are done you may eat-please find out from your teacher
what does the day look l ike
What Does the Day Look Like?
  • Am Homeroom
  • 8:26- Homeroom
  • 9:15, depart for the mine
  • 10:00 arrival, check in, split into groups
  • Homerooms in different areas- 4 groups
    • Mine School
    • Museum
    • Mine
    • Field/ pavilion/ lunch ( safe play area)
    • Return to Marshall by 2:00
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Prior to boarding buses, we will begin watching the movie, October Sky.

  • When we return (or at the location), we will discuss Monday’s field trip and continue the movie.
be prepared t o a sk q uestions
Be Prepared To Ask Questions
  • These men are all real miners- they love to answer questions!
    • How dark is dark?
    • Why is there a Canary in the mine?
    • Did the miners have a salary?
    • Where did they shop for food?
    • Medicine?
    • ???????