Great Film From 1971, the Last Pony Mine

Great Film from 1971, The Last Pony Mine

PostBy: Coal Jockey On: Tue May 06, 2008 8:05 am

"This film documents the final days of the last mine of its kind in the United States. The New Gladstone Mine in Centerville, Iowa, was using methods and techniques apropos to forty years earlier, including the use of a pony to pull the underground coal cars. The human element predominates as the miners react to the impending closing.

Les Benedict, director, editor Steve Knudsen, producer
Awards: CINE Golden Eagle Award "
Coal Jockey
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