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Hasard Cheratte

Hasard Cheratte was probably the most beautiful coal mine ever built. The first shaft was sunk in 1850 but fell into disuse by 1877. In 1907 the mine reopened and was worked until 1977. After 40 years of abandonment, Hasard Cheratte is finally undergoing remediation.