Common sense isn't.
Credit goes to the Coal Creek Watershed Foundation's web page describing the Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail for providing a suggested tour route and information about the area.
This cemetery is smaller and more remote, but it is similar to the Leach Cemetery in the most significant details. A large number of miners were all killed in the accident on December 9, 1911 at the Cross Mountain mine, and many were buried in this cemetery.
The approximate location is shown in this aerial view from Terraserver, and in this map from maps.yahoo.com.
The photo at left shows the traditional pick and shovel mining symbol on the base of the central monument. Unfortunately, it has been damaged.
The photo at right looks down the gravel road through the
Some unique headstones shaped like tree trunks are seen in this photo.
The base of the central monument is engraved with the names of the many miners who died in the tragic accident.
|Quote of the moment|
|The leadership qualities of Franklin Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower deserve special scrutiny because their common and contrasting qualities illumine the nature of charismatic leadership in the Presidency. James M Burns, by calling his study of Roosevelt The Lion and the Fox, placed him in the tradition of Machiavellian strategy, and there is little question that Roosevelt used imaginative daring and pugnacity along with the cunning maneuver. Both qualities led him deep into party politics, where he fought the unfaithful ... and smote the heathen without. Eisenhower had less both of the lion and the fox; he was not savage in attack, but usually soft-spoken; and he affected the style of staying outside political involvement and keeping above the party battles.... He understood the deep American impulse toward the belittling of politics, and by seeming to avoid partisanship he could win more converts to his cause than the most partisan leader.|
|~ Max Lerner (19021992), Russian-born U.S. author, columnist. America as a Civilization, pt. 6, ch. 3, Simon & Schuster (1957). ~|
Common sense isn't.
Images stored locally for protection of your privacy (unless/until you search with Google).
Disclaimer Fine Print: This site is personal, and is independent of TVA or any other organization. Use of the abbreviation "TVA" is purely for descriptive purposes (for example, to distinguish from wind power plants on Buffalo Ridge in Minnesota). No endorsement, no approval, and no involvement by TVA is implied.
Copyright © 2000- hal9000[zat]mensetmanus.net
I last touched this page on Saturday, 2007-11-17 at 05:08:57 UTC.