Statue "The Putmannen"

'De Putmannen' is the name of the monument that stands on the church square as a tribute to the 251 miners who died in the mine of Eisden, during (or as a result of) their work. It is a design by the Eisden artist Pollie Gregoor. He designed a hollow, rectangular column on a low plinth, with two open walls, which 'create' a passage, gate or lift cage with a glass floor above a deep 'well'. Which refers to the mine; the surface.