The nine trapped miners, in the order they were pulled from the shaft:

-- Randy Fogle, 43, of Garrett. Has a wife and three children, according to a cousin.

-- Blaine Mayhugh. Thomas Foy's son-in-law, 31, married with two children.

-- Thomas Foy, 51, of Berlin. He's been a miner for over 20 years, but told family members "he'll never go underground again," according to his daughter, Tonya Butler.

-- John Unger, 52, of Hollsopple. His mother, Mary Unger, said he owns a horse and raises cattle on the family farm when he isn't working in the mine.

-- John Phillippi, of Gray. Has a young son "who idolizes everything his father does" and a wife who works at the local post office, according to neighbor Lori Supanick.

-- Ronald Hileman, of Gray. An avid hunter. His wife runs a day care center in Gray, neighbors said.

-- Dennis Hall, 49, of Johnstown.

-- Robert Pugh, 50, of Boswell.

-- Mark Popernack, 41, of Somerset. Has a wife and two children, according to cousin Randy Popernack.