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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Black Diamond Mines

Bay Area's coal and sand mining history is preserved and on display in the East Bay Parks (Published Friday, April 1, 2016)

Dive deep into the former "Appalachia of California" to see the restored remains of a nineteenth ­century coal mine and and visit a lonely cemetery with mining history etched on its gravestones.

HELPFUL LINKS

Black Diamond Mines Preserve

http://www.ebparks.org/parks/black_diamond

Conta Costa Times Article about the Mines

http://www.contracostatimes.com/brentwood/ci_27636537/mine-tours-are-open-again-at-antiochs-black

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