Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

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January 18, 2007

Mines on Interurban Railroad to Albia

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Rudee Blozovich took me in his pickup to drive a quarter mile east from 205th St. on a very rough trail in the woods and fields to find this mine.  I thought he would jostle our teeth out.  There are shale dumps everywhere in the midst of a wilderness of trees that have grown up since it closed.  Much of the shale has been removed.  I took a picture of the remains of a 20 foot high shale pile near the mine tipple.

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