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By David Martin

Memorial statue revealed


David Martin

"Shift Change," which will be placed at the Mining Memorial Park, was unveiled during Art on the Green.

The image of an older miner leading a younger miner immortalized in bronze was revealed to residents during the annual River Festival celebration last weekend.

The statue, titled "Shift Change" was sculpted by Green River artist Bryan Cordova.

His design was selected by the Green River Arts Council last year during Art on the Green to represent miners at the Mining Memorial Park near the Green River Visitors Center.

Jeiremy Gomez, chairman of the Green River Arts Council, said a lighting ceremony is planned for Oct. 30, featuring a mine rescue team demonstration.

Gomez said Oct. 30, coincid...

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