Mercury Mine Worker Dressing

Men take showers after their shift and take their clothes off of hooks where they hang in the ceiling.  <br />
After the price went down on mercury and there is little need for the metal, the mine is closing.  In the '70s, 1000 men were employed in the mine. Now they are down to a just a few to close it down by filling in tunnels.  The run off is loaded with heavy metals and the mine is required to be closed in a non-polluting way.  Mercury was first discovered there in 1419..Men take showers after their shift and take their clothes off of hooks where they hang in the ceiling. Also the men take a smoke break.  In another image they wait in the elevator to be taken up to ground level.

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