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Of Mines and Men

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Ringy and GK look over their haul for valuable artifacts and give Dwight Siemiaczako a quick history lesson on this artifact. Siemiaczako is a local historian in Blair Mountain.

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KG and Ringy are at Blair Mountain in West Virginia at the site of the largest armed rebellion on U.S. soil since the Civil War. For nearly a century, the darkest secrets of the mine wars sat buried in the hills — but the guys are here to uncover the juice! Their first mission is to help an archaeologist find exactly where the miners pushed up the hill and broke through the line of guards. If they're successful, it could lead them to a huge pot of nectar: the coal company's machine gun nest.