Category Archives: Colorado mines

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Many of our ancestors from Trentino emigrated to southeastern Colorado during the late 1890’s and early 1900’s to work in the coal mines.  I have previously written about some of the mines and dangers these early emigrants experienced: Miners in … Continue reading

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The story of a Pinamonti Family from Rallo

Rallo is a small village in Val di Non, Trentino.  Families bearing the Pinamonti and Valentini names have been in Rallo for generations, many of whom came to America during the emigration years of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. … Continue reading

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Miners in Hastings, Colorado

In a previous post, I mentioned the dangers associated with working in the southern Colorado coal mines during the early 1900s’s (Colorado Coal Mine Dangers).  Hundreds of men were killed aboveground and underground, including my grandfather’s brother and three of … Continue reading

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