Carbon County Coal Miners’ Memorial
When coal mining started in the Bookcliff and Wasatch Plateau back in the late 1800’s many miners from different ethnic groups from America and countries from around the world came to Carbon County to mine the coal to provide for their families, heating of the homes, the making of steel, the production of electricity and other products.
These miners were exposed to cold, wet harsh conditions, bad top and ribs, explosive and poisonous gases, confined conditions with mining machinery and coal dust.
This memorial is dedicated to all miners who paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives and to all miners whose lives were shortened by crippling injuries, natural causes from from conditions and miners pneumoconiosis.
This memorial is located at 2 North 100 East in Price, Utah.