Coal miner pranks at Lehigh coal mine .By jack

Coal miner pranks at Lehigh coal mine .By jack

PostBy: Den034071 On: Fri May 12, 2017 1:00 pm

A retired miner visiting the no. 9 mine an museum told me this story .A newly wed miner just came back from his honeymoon .The prank takes place in the wash shanty .Each day a miner washes his buddys back as after a shift in the mines a guy is really black an dirty .Well chas m told the new guy I will wash your back .So chas soaped up the newly weds back from neck to waste But Left A 12 inch black streak of Unwashed Area .Figuring the newly wed will catch Hell from his wife .The bridegroom looked like a Skunk with the 12 in patch of coal grime on his back .As they dressed to go home the 2 miners giggled .Well nevt day the newly wed jumped the 2 miners an said my wife saud why is there coal dirt on the sheets .The 2 culprits owned up an after work took the newly For Shots An Beers .At the gin mill .Just another day at the no. 8 coal mine Jack
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PostBy: freetown fred On: Fri May 12, 2017 1:20 pm

:lol: The way life used to be Jack! Nice post!! :)
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PostBy: Pauliewog On: Fri May 12, 2017 1:54 pm

Nice story Jack, keep them coming. It's been a long time since I heard the term "Gin Mill" :D

Paulie
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PostBy: Sunny Boy On: Fri May 12, 2017 2:13 pm

Always a treat to hear your stories of life in the coal world. Thank you, Jack.

Paul
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PostBy: CoalHeat On: Fri May 12, 2017 9:33 pm

Thanks Jack.
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PostBy: KLook On: Fri May 12, 2017 9:48 pm

Great story Jack. Looking forward to another meet and greet in PA.

Kevin

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