Adam and Hoss put their lives and the Cartwright reputation on the line to help German engineer, Philip Diedesheimer, convince greedy silver mine owners and shareholders to use his innovative honeycomb support system to improve mine shaft safety and save miners' lives. Written by
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The Events were inspired by the real story of Philip Deidesheimer but Deidesheimer was a German not a Dutch. See more
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That's the word he was looking for - dead! But nobody wants to say it because it's a dirty word. Not here in this house. Not on this level, the stockholders might hear. Dead is for those that work down in the ground. Not people like us! We can't talk about a man who's buried under fifty tons of rock, but he's dead just the same!