Image to the left was taken in 2007
O'Gara #12 Mine, Muddy Illinois

 

"The tipple still stands like an ancient ruin, a monument of those who have gone inside, witness to the souls who have descended but never came up from the Muddy Coal Mine, never came up from the Muddy Coal Mine. "

Rocky Alvey 2005

 

With special thanks to John Molinarolo, of Flint Hill Vineyards and Winery.
John has preserved the O'Gara Mine #12, (The Muddy Coal Mine) till this present day.

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