If it weren't for coal, you would not be reading this. If it weren't for coal, a British wife, her Scottish husband and their two young children never would have left their home in Inverness, Scotland, in 1956 and taken a journey that led them to Canada, Peru and finally to Benton, Illinois, where they landed in September 1963.
Courtesy Acclaim Press Brothers George and Peter Harrison visit their sister Louise in Benton, Illinois, in 1963.
The husband was an engineer in the mining business. The wife was George Harrison's sister.More »