The Ruins Project pays artistic tribute to coal-mining culture

JUL 23 2019

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By Frances Borsodi Zajac For the Observer-Reporter newsroom@observer-reporter.com - The Ruins Project in Whitsett is artist Rachel Sager’s commitment to make the former Banning No. 2 Mine an artistic tribute to the coal-mining culture of Southwestern Pennsylvania.   “When this mine was open, the area was a completely different environment in every way. It was all industry,’’ said Sager, explaining the Pittsburgh Coal Co. mine was in operation from 1891 to 1946.  More...

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