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Coal Miners Honored in Palmer

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 12:20 pm

Teeter and Becky Morrison recently finished construction of a mine car and it is now on display at their home on Big Mine Road, in Palmer. “The mine car is a tribute to the miners who dug the coal and the crew on the train that hauled the coal on the Mountain Goat,” said Teeter. The coal, track, and wheels used in building the mine car came from the Palmer Big Mine. “We are waiting on the trail to come back to Palmer on Big Mine Road,” explained Teeter, referencing the Mountain Goat Trail which will extend to Palmer.