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Bardykes Colliery Double Tragedy

Springtime 1940 was remembered by the Miners of Bardykes Colliery as being one that should have been different. Appalling safety lapses resulted in the deaths of two men just weeks apart and instigated inquiries into the safety of the pit. 306 more words

Blantyre People

Raids on Priory Coal Wagons

1928 saw Police and fiscal intervention into a growing problem in Low Blantyre.

The Fiscal at the J.P Court stated that according to his information , some 50 tons of coal were stolen every week from the siding at Priory Colliery and the matter had become serious for both the Colliery and the Railway. 161 more words

Blantyre Events

Oaks Colliery - Barnsley - June 2014

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The Oaks Colliery, which was one of the largest coal mines working the Barnsley area in South Yorkshire Coalfield, mined a seam that was notorious for firedamp. 300 more words

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Graffiti

After a long time of not getting out with my camera, I was on a reccee with some friends for a filming location and decided this would be an opportune moment to grab a few snaps.

Lil' and Big

After a long time of not getting out with my camera, I was on a reccee with some friends for a filming location and decided this would be an opportune moment to grab a few snaps.

Signs

After a long time of not getting out with my camera, I was on a reccee with some friends for a filming location and decided this would be an opportune moment to grab a few snaps.

Undersea coal

It was a shrewd move to designate West Cumbria as ‘Britain’s Energy CoastTM’. Launched in 2008,  BEC stretches along the coast of the Solway Firth from Silloth to Barrow-in-Furness. 650 more words

Undersea