Coal Mine. A powerful metal monster mills its way further and further into the seam. It cuts coal off day and night. Earlier, Hauer did the work with a hammer and a chisel, a bone job and life-thre
atening. Today only a few men are needed to clear the way for the machines. They set supports of steel or wood so that the 1200 meters of mountains above them won't brake through. Bottrop, Germany. 2017.
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