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The sights and sounds of mining in the northern counties now linger only in the memories of a few, but not everyone was sad to see the mines go: tales of corruption, moral and ecological, have always dogged mines and miners and there will always be a divide between those who see the remaining shafts, dumps, and opencasts as unsightly scabs and those that esteem them as honorable scars.