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From the Ipswich Tribune

May 1920 edition


While driving a well recently south of this place, the operators drove through a coal deposit believed to be the largest ever found in the state. The vein, found 300 feet below the surface, is said to be 40 feet thick. It is declared much harder than lignite and is thought to be an anthracite deposit. Further tests will be made.


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