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The Colliery photographs of John Cornwell | National ...

The Colliery photographs of John Cornwell. ... Morlais Colliery, general view looking east across the River Llwchwr, 1978. Morlais Colliery, a general view, note the derelict engine pumping house, 1978. Cynheidre Colliery,coal drams at an underground loading point, c.1978.

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Marvine Colliery, Breaker No. ; HAER No. PA-183-C W side ...

Marvine Colliery, Breaker No. 2 HAERNo. PA^183-C (Page 2) LOCATION The second breaker, constructed by the D & H at the Marvine Colliery, is located at the Marvine Colliery No. 2 site, east of the Lackawanna River. The breaker occupies a position at the north central portion of the site, north of Boiler House No. 2. HISTORY OF EQUIPMENT AND ...

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DEN Project: Coalmining Representation in the Heritage ...

Snibston Colliery, locally known as Snibo, is situated in the heart of the former Leicestershire coalfield in the town of Coalville. The Colliery finished production in 1983 but remained in situ for receiving coal from Whitwick and South Leicester Collieries until they both closed in 1986.

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Elemore Colliery - Posts | Facebook

This candid, observational Tyne Tees TV news feature powerfully communicates the raw experience of a pitmans shift at Dawdon Colliery in 1967 the heat, dirt, cramped tunnels and deafening noise of coal-cutting machines and conveyors.

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Waggonways in North East Englande

Waggonways in North East England Maps of Northumberland, County Durham and Cleveland, UK, showing each waggonway (or wagonway), tramway, mineral railway, railroad, colliery, coal pit, lead mine, fluorspar mine, ironstone mine and quarry. Please observe the COPYRIGHT of this website.

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East Lothian 2 - Scottish Mining Website

The following extracts are from the report by R F Franks to the Children's Employment Commission on the East of Scotland District which was published in 1842. Tranent Colliery. parish of Tranent - (Messrs. William and H. F. Cadell). 57. James Wood, 12 years old, coal-hewer:

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Brookside Colliery, Tower City Pennsylvania - YouTube

Feb 27, 2016 · Brookside Colliery, Tower City Pennsylvania. Brookside Colliery, Tower City Pennsylvania. ... Anthracite Coal Mining Pennsylvania - A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner - .

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Tower City, PA East Brookside Colliery Mine Explosion, Aug ...

TOWER CITY, Pa., Aug 2 -- Eighteen men were killed and two seriously injured today in the East Brookside mine of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company, near here, by a double explosion of what is believed to have been dynamite and gas.

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Coal Mining in North East England

The 'Sea Coal' now washed ashore and occasionally collected on the Durham and south Northumberland coast may be a waste remnant from coastal colliery activity in more recent times. In the earliest times coal washed ashore was the most familiar kind, so when it was later found inland, it was still given the name 'sea coal'.

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List of Disasters - Mines Rescue

1885, Maerdy Colliery, Wales, Christmas Eve explosion kills 81 men. 1886, 2nd Dec, Explosion at Elemore Colliery, near Hetton, in the county of Durham, causing the death of 28 persons. 1886, Altoft Colliery in Yorkshire, coal dust explosion, loss of 22 lives 1887, 28th May, Udston, near Hamilton 73 killed in fire damp explosion

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Coaldialect

East Midlands Coal Mining Heritage Forum. This forum was set up in 2017 to improve networking between coalmining heritage groups in the region. Video. ... Shirebrook Colliery and Village. News and Events. Read about recent news and events concerning East Midland's ex-miners and mining history . Songs and Rhymes from the Mines. Dealing with the ...

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Schuylkill PAGenWeb Coal Castles

The Coal Castles of Schuylkill County BEAR RIDGE PATCH I'd like to see that dear spot, where the old breaker stood, In a place called Bear Ridge Where I spend my dear boyhood; The hillside and the valley, too, On them I long to gaze In dear old Schuylkill County, boys, The place where I was raised.

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List of coal mines UK 1880.

COLLIERIES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AT WORK IN, 1880. The list gives, Name of Colliery, Where situated and Owner's Name.

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Bradwell's Images of Coal Mining in the East Midlands

Throughout the East Midlands, mining memorials of various kinds appear at former colliery sites, and in many cases are the only reminder of the heavy and labour-intensive industry which once existed there. Most of the former colliery locations in the East Midlands have been redeveloped as sites for light or service industry or as residential areas.

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The Leicestershire Collieries - Northern Mine Research Society

Coal mining in Leicestershire spanned a timescale of eight centuries from about the year 1200 to 1991 when the last colliery, Bagworth, closed. What may be termed the Leicestershire coalfield proper lay to the east of the Boothorpe Fault.

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Collieries and Coal Breakers - Up the Woods

A colliery in reality is where the coal is dug and can often refer to the mine itself and its associated property. A coal breaker is the coal preparation plant. Thus said, it should be noted that all collieries did not have coal breakers, but all coal breakers were associated with one or more collieries.

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Burnley Coalfield - Wikipedia

The colliery was nationalised in 1947 and the NCB modernised the pit to raise productivity. Improvements were made to the pit bottom and coal raising was improved by higher capacity cages. Underground, new diesel locomotives hauled three-ton mine cars. The colliery closed after its coal was exhausted in 1968.

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DEN Project: Coalmining Representation in the Heritage ...

Snibston Colliery, locally known as Snibo, is situated in the heart of the former Leicestershire coalfield in the town of Coalville. The Colliery finished production in 1983 but remained in situ for receiving coal from Whitwick and South Leicester Collieries until they both closed in 1986.

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Durham Mining Museum - East Hetton Colliery

Description. East Hetton Colliery, which has been worked for over half a century, was purchased in 1880 by the present owner, Walter Scott, Esq.The seams worked here are the Low Main, the Hutton, and the Harvey, varying in thickness from 2 feet 4 inches to 3 feet 6 inches, at a depth of from 89 to 135 fathoms.

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Collieries of the British Isles - Northern Mine Research ...

It began in 2003, partly in response to a suggestion by Alison Henesey, then librarian at the Yorkshire Coal Mining Museum, that "it would be useful to have a map which showed where the collieries were". Ten years later the Northern Mine Research Society made this valuable tool freely available to anyone interested in coal mining history.

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Ayle Colliery Co Ltd - Posts | Facebook

Farewell To The Monty began in the spring of 2015, exploring one of the last privately owned drift mines in England. This method of mining largely vanished from England during the 1980's and Ayle East Colliery continues to work largely unnoticed despite this. The 18-inch coal seam at Ayle East has...

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Gresford Colliery - Wikipedia

The government passed the Coal Mines Act 1911 requiring every new colliery to have two intake airways into the mine, to allow air to circulate in the workings and only one air intake be allowed for the movement of coal. Gresford Colliery was in operation before the law came into force and was exempt.

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Pits - East Midlands - Mines Rescue

Clifton Colliery on the death of Major Barber around 1943/4, was one of the first to be Nationalised in the East Midlands Area and kept the Power Station next door supplied with coal for many years. The last time I saw the site was in 1978 when I returned from South Africa on holiday, it was a Pork Farms abattoir and pig farm, no trace of the ...

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The last generations of miners in Wales are captured in ...

Image detail for -. coal miners coal miners lewis hine pictures of coal miners coal miners Coal Region History Chronicles: Miner Folklore And Superstitions .And Pay Scales For Luke Fiddler Colliery 1877 Working in the anthracite coal mines of eastern Pennsylvania has always been a dangerous and deadly job, and continues to be to this day. See more

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Burnley Coalfield - Wikipedia

Bank Hall Colliery was the town's largest and deepest pit, sunk by the Executors of John Hargreaves between 1865 and 1869 and the pit closed on 17 April; Barclay Hills Colliery was started before Its site was later occupied by coke ovens linked by tramroads to Hapton Valley and a coal staithe on the canal. The colliery had two shafts to the Arley Mine and a cupola chimney.

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Durham Mining Museum - East Pontop Colliery

East Pontop Colliery, the property of the East Pontop Coal Company, Limited, was reopened in 1868, and is working the following seams : Shield Row, 10 fathoms, 6 feet in thickness ; the Brass Thill, 35 fathoms, 5 feet 8 inches, separated from the Five Quarter by a band of 2 feet, 35 fathoms deep ; the Hutton, 65 fathoms, 7 feet 6 inches. There ...

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Easington Colliery - Wikipedia

Easington Colliery is a town in County Durham, England, known for a history of coal mining.It is situated to the north of Horden, and a short distance to the east of Easington Village. The town suffered a significant mining accident on 29 May 1951, when an explosion in the mine resulted in the deaths of 83 men (including 2 rescue workers).

Burnley Coalfield - Wikipedia

The colliery was nationalised in 1947 and the NCB modernised the pit to raise productivity. Improvements were made to the pit bottom and coal raising was improved by higher capacity cages. Underground, new diesel locomotives hauled three-ton mine cars. The colliery closed after its coal was exhausted in 1968.

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Bast Colliery | Bast Colliery in 1925. Operated by the ...

May 24, 2009 · Bast Colliery in 1925. Operated by the Philadelphia and Reading Coal & Iron Company and located east of Ashland, Pennsylvania.

Coal mining in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

Coal mining in the United Kingdom dates back to Roman times and occurred in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, the Scottish Central Belt, Lancashire, Cumbria, the East and West Midlands and Kent.After 1970, coal mining quickly collapsed and practically disappeared in the 21st century.

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