New Cumnock - Coal Mining

Coal Mining

Opencast coal mining is now one of the main employers. The Knockshinnoch Disaster Memorial in New Cumnock is dedicated to the 13 people who died in that event; the miners who survived and the rescuers who were sent to save others. The Scottish Wildlife Trust took over the Knockshinnoch Bing, turning into a wetland reserve with paths.

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