Basic details

Name: Monument in the miner's honour in La Colladiella
Description: It in in the Alto de la Colladiella, in the middle of a protected landscape of the the coal-mining area. The top of the climb is 800 metres above the sea level in the limits of the councils Mieres, Langreo, San Martín del Rey Aurelio, Laviana and Aller. The monument was unveiled on June 11th, 1972. It is a Diego Dorado's work, metal artisan from Turón Valley, following a Sabino Fernández Antuña's design
It was erected in memory of the miners from the Nalón and Caudal basins, who drilled the earth during decades taking out to light the deep dark mineral. It represents two miners hand in hand with a lamp, the axe and the hamer as a symbol of the union, the solidarity and the authentic block that the miners form facing injustice, tragedy and joy, having into account the miner's lamp as a guide. In the core of the mountain, galleries has been perforated, representing a mining workshop.

Additional information

  • Type: Other
  • Characteristics: Other
  • Accessibility for disabled:
  • Opening dates: All year

Contact details

contacto

Alto La Colladiella Mieres Urbiés

Gallery

  • Imagen de los mineros
  • Area de descanso en un amanecer con niebla
  • Espacio para lo mas pequeños

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