Pinto mine monument seen better days

This private tribute to the history of underground mining has been deteriorating throughout the past years.

The little monument is located in the Roche Percee area not far from where the Pinto settlement used to be.

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The original coal car is sitting on the side of the hill at what mimics a mine entrance.

While real underground mine sites back in the day usually didn’t have any plywood, this monument gives an understanding of operations from the past.

However, with no maintenance, it may soon become a notion from the past.

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