A group of trainee miners wait underground for a train that will take them to the coal face at the Markham colliery in Derbyshire, England circa 1950.
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Coal miners, United Kingdom.
January 01, 1900 License
Coal miners are conveyed the long distance to the pit face by rail at Mere Grove, Armthorpe, near Doncaster. Original Publication: Picture Post - 799 - This Problem Of Coal - pub. 1941
July 19, 1941 License
W Davidson, a young miner at the Lynemouth colliery of the Ashington Coal Company. Davidson later became manager at the colliery after attending the company's Continuation School. The school was part of a company policy to fill its...More
A Welsh miner's wife washing her husband after work, June 1931. Photograph taken by James Jarche for the H V Morton series 'In search of Wales', (1934).
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Miners taking a shower after returning to work at the Coleville mine, Leicester.
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Miners at Dawdon Colliery, County Durham, circa 1963.
January 01, 1963 License
British coal miner Tommy Shotton collecting his lantern before beginning his nightshift at a colliery near Newcastle.
February 18, 1939 License
British Coal Miner At Work In England During Thirties
January 01, 1930 License
England, 1954, Pit Nurses, Two miners receive medical assistance from a doctor and nurse at a colliery surgery
January 01, 1954 License
Coal miners coming up from gloomy depths of old Ty Trist colliery.
April 01, 1947 License
15th February 1947, Kent, England, A picture of a miner writing the weekly production totals on a blackboard, as they are working hard to exceed their fine weather production figure to help out in the coal crisis due to the Arctic...More
February 15, 1947 License
A number of boys volunteered for the coal mines following a Government appeal, and started their training at Markham Main Colliery, near Doncaster.
September 01, 1943 License
Young boys at work at the troughs used for cleaning coal at a pit in Bargoed, South Wales.
December 01, 1910 License
The underground stables of the pit ponies at Bargoed Coal Mine, near Cardiff.
Miners in the pits at Bargoed, near Cardiff, waiting to go up to the surface.
Miners emrge back into the light from a coal mine on a miniature railway carriage.
January 01, 1934 License
Coalmine, Miner Handing In His Tally And Check At The End Of His Shift In Great Britain
Using his newly developed Sashalight, photographer Sasha has taken this picture of coal miners in the emergency cage. The Sashalight is a new type of flash which is ignited by an ordinary battery, and so is safe to use in a mine,...More
Accidents such as this were caused by firedamp - methane and other flammable gases, often mixed with air. The decomposition of coal and other carbonaceous materials caused this phenomenon, made more dangerous by naked flames used in...More
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