This is the story of anthracite, the men who mined it, a community that depended on it, and the disaster that ended it.
At the direction of the Knox Coal Company miners dug too close to the underbelly of the Susquehanna River causing a break-in that flooded the mines with over 10 billion gallons of water, trapping 47 miners underground.
A Documentary Film centered on the coal mining tragedy that occurred on January 22, 1959 in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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