I heard of a number of people in Breckenridge and Stephens Co., that had
worked in the mines at Thurber. My dad worked there several times with short
duration. I've heard stories of when they were living in Thurber, also
Gordon, and Mingus. My parents were in their forties by the time I came
along in Breckenridge.
When my dad's last illness started, our doctor wanted to know if he had ever
worked in the coal mines. He told him he had. It had showed up on the X-Rays
of his lungs.