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  • raybravo2000
    Ahoj Marko, Well, I learned something. If you want to find that museum in the Links is a link for museum in Slovakia:
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      Ahoj Marko,

      Well, I learned something. If you want to find that museum in the
      "Links" is a link for museum in Slovakia:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Slovak-World/links

      Dobru noc,
      Colin

      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "slocrobear"
      <cahek@w...> wrote:
      > Colin wrote: "...Why would anyone need to recruit coal miners?
      I have
      > respect for the miners because it is dangerous and important
      work,
      > but at that time (19th cen.) was it really skilled work that
      needed
      > recruiters?..."
      >
      > Actually, at this period of time, the coal mines of Slovak were
      on
      > the cutting edge of technology. The "modern" mining
      techniques of the
      > period were done in Slovakia before any of the other areas
      including
      > Wales and the US.
      >
      > I'm trying to remember which of the towns in Slovakia has the
      big
      > museum on coal mining...
      >
      > Hope this helps...
      >
      > marko
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