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Coal Collection

Background imageCoal Collection: Arthur Scargill at home near Barnsley, Yorkshire. One of Arthur

Arthur Scargill at home near Barnsley, Yorkshire. One of Arthurs possessions is a clock with a face made of coal. The painting was done by Margaret Burlton

Background imageCoal Collection: Durham Miners Gala - The Easington miners lodge banner

Durham Miners Gala - The Easington miners lodge banner, draped in black arrives back in the village after being carried at Durham Miners Gala

Background imageCoal Collection: Shaft and gear at Vane Tempest Colliery, Seaham

Shaft and gear at Vane Tempest Colliery, Seaham

Background imageCoal Collection: Coal Miners at Whitwick Colliery hwere they smashed the record for the country producing

Coal Miners at Whitwick Colliery hwere they smashed the record for the country producing 258 tons Circa 1960

Background imageCoal Collection: Arthur Scargill of the NUM talks with miners on strike 1984

Arthur Scargill of the NUM talks with miners on strike 1984

Background imageCoal Collection: Adrian Street, Welsh professional wrestler, pictured with his father, a coal miner

Adrian Street, Welsh professional wrestler, pictured with his father, a coal miner. 2nd November 1974

Background imageCoal Collection: Shilbottle Colliery in March 1977

Shilbottle Colliery in March 1977

Background imageCoal Collection: Betteshanger Colliery, Kent, threatened with closure. 1985

Betteshanger Colliery, Kent, threatened with closure. 1985

Background imageCoal Collection: Wirral Colliery at Neston, just before the general strike

Wirral Colliery at Neston, just before the general strike. Wirral miners were the first to come out when the employers cut their wages. 10th April 1925

Background imageCoal Collection: View of Hem Heath Colliery in Trentham, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire

View of Hem Heath Colliery in Trentham, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire. 2nd April 1962

Background imageCoal Collection: Terraced streets of Easington with the gear towers of the local pit head in

Terraced streets of Easington with the gear towers of the local pit head in the background

Background imageCoal Collection: The last shift of miners prepare to go down Boldon Colliery bringing to a close 116 years

The last shift of miners prepare to go down Boldon Colliery bringing to a close 116 years of coal production

Background imageCoal Collection: A coalman delivering coal. 27th January 1972

A coalman delivering coal. 27th January 1972

Background imageCoal Collection: Miners at Langley Park Colliery on their way to work stop for a glance at their record

Miners at Langley Park Colliery on their way to work stop for a glance at their record after achieving their target during the recent 12 weeks period. 20th September 1943

Background imageCoal Collection: Toddlers in Merseyside running after National Coal Board Lorries and trying to jump

Toddlers in Merseyside running after National Coal Board Lorries and trying to jump on. This is a very dangerous activity. Picture taken 9th June 1963

Background imageCoal Collection: Mines at Easington Colliery. July 1969

Mines at Easington Colliery. July 1969

Background imageCoal Collection: Oliver Kilbourn of Ashington, with one of his paintings. 2nd July 1991

Oliver Kilbourn of Ashington, with one of his paintings. 2nd July 1991

Background imageCoal Collection: Miner Ken Black clocking off the last underground shift at Bates Pit, Blyth in May 1986

Miner Ken Black clocking off the last underground shift at Bates Pit, Blyth in May 1986

Background imageCoal Collection: Durham Miners Gala - Harold Wilson and Shirley Williams share a joke

Durham Miners Gala - Harold Wilson and Shirley Williams share a joke

Background imageCoal Collection: Durham Miners Gala - The crowd listen to the speeches

Durham Miners Gala - The crowd listen to the speeches

Background imageCoal Collection: Coalman Mr Nightingale delivering coal. 25th April 1955

Coalman Mr Nightingale delivering coal. 25th April 1955

Background imageCoal Collection: Each man for himself - prospectors at West Wylam digging for coal during the fuel

Each man for himself - prospectors at West Wylam digging for coal during the fuel shortage in February 1952

Background imageCoal Collection: The Bucket Wheel Reclaimer, at Aberthaw power station. 28th May 1968

The Bucket Wheel Reclaimer, at Aberthaw power station. 28th May 1968

Background imageCoal Collection: The first trucks of coal from South Pit, Glyncorrwg 1906

The first trucks of coal from South Pit, Glyncorrwg 1906

Background imageCoal Collection: Murton Colliery silhouetted against a night sky

Murton Colliery silhouetted against a night sky

Background imageCoal Collection: Owing to the diminishing coal supplies and bad weather, deliveries of coal to

Owing to the diminishing coal supplies and bad weather, deliveries of coal to the housewife have been slowed down and many are trekking with prams and wheelbarrows to coal wharfs

Background imageCoal Collection: A sad moment as miners for the last time hang up their lampsat the doomed Silksworth

A sad moment as miners for the last time hang up their lampsat the doomed Silksworth colliery, one of County Durhams best know mines

Background imageCoal Collection: Coal workers William Watson, of Cramlington, and Brian Hogg, of Annitsford

Coal workers William Watson, of Cramlington, and Brian Hogg, of Annitsford, deliver coal in Scotswood, Newcastle

Background imageCoal Collection: Worklers pulling along a wagon carrying coal at Priory Colliery in Blantyre

Worklers pulling along a wagon carrying coal at Priory Colliery in Blantyre, Scotland April 1951

Background imageCoal Collection: Arthur Scargill and his wife Anne at home near Barnsley, Yorkshire, with their dog Ginger

Arthur Scargill and his wife Anne at home near Barnsley, Yorkshire, with their dog Ginger. 19th November 1980

Background imageCoal Collection: Miners from Woolley Colliery, near Barnsley, at the Welfare Club for the ballot today

Miners from Woolley Colliery, near Barnsley, at the Welfare Club for the ballot today. Pictured is Arthur Scargill. 23rd February 1972

Background imageCoal Collection: Artist Tom McGuinness, a member of the Spennymoor Settlement. Circa 1991

Artist Tom McGuinness, a member of the Spennymoor Settlement. Circa 1991

Background imageCoal Collection: Norman Cornish, the miner-artist from Spennymoor, who still works underground at the Dean

Norman Cornish, the miner-artist from Spennymoor, who still works underground at the Dean and Chapter Colliery, will be having an exhibition of his paintings

Background imageCoal Collection: North East artist Norman Cornish pictured at his exhibition

North East artist Norman Cornish pictured at his exhibition. Norman is marking his 70th birthday with the publication of his memoirs together with the first exhibition of his work for nearly a

Background imageCoal Collection: Long rows of houses, Ashington. Circa 1961

Long rows of houses, Ashington. Circa 1961

Background imageCoal Collection: West Cramlington Colliery, Northumberland. 11th December 1958

West Cramlington Colliery, Northumberland. 11th December 1958

Background imageCoal Collection: A housewife, cigarette dangling from her lips, nonchalantly wheels away a barrowload of

A housewife, cigarette dangling from her lips, nonchalantly wheels away a barrowload of coal, April 1968

Background imageCoal Collection: Miners in the pithead baths following a shift underground at Mosley Common Colliery

Miners in the pithead baths following a shift underground at Mosley Common Colliery Lancashire England, showering after their shift August 1954

Background imageCoal Collection: The demolition of the 60-year-old Rising Sun Colliery, Wallsend in 1974

The demolition of the 60-year-old Rising Sun Colliery, Wallsend in 1974

Background imageCoal Collection: Miners leave the pit as the final underground shift leaves Bates Colliery, Blyth

Miners leave the pit as the final underground shift leaves Bates Colliery, Blyth, May 1986

Background imageCoal Collection: Mr. Douglas Purser who runs his Ford 1, 600 c. c. Capri on Coal

Mr. Douglas Purser who runs his Ford 1, 600 c. c. Capri on Coal
Mr. Douglas Purser who runs his Ford 1, 600 c.c. Capri on Coal, is pictured shovelling anthracite into the burner. February 1975 75-01164

Background imageCoal Collection: A training exercise at the Merchant Navy School, teaceing rookies how to shovel coal

A training exercise at the Merchant Navy School, teaceing rookies how to shovel coal and clean the furnaces with stones instead of coal

Background imageCoal Collection: Having changed their clothes, working miners leave the changing room

Having changed their clothes, working miners leave the changing room and make their way to the pit at Betteshanger Colliery, Kent. 22nd February 1985

Background imageCoal Collection: Arthur Scargill working at home near Barnsley, Yorkshire. 19th November 1980

Arthur Scargill working at home near Barnsley, Yorkshire. 19th November 1980

Background imageCoal Collection: Food parcels being packed and distributed by the miners wives at the Community Hall

Food parcels being packed and distributed by the miners wives at the Community Hall, Dyffryn Cellwen, Wales. 26th July 1984

Background imageCoal Collection: Miners leader Arthur Scargill faced questions from an audience selected by a leading

Miners leader Arthur Scargill faced questions from an audience selected by a leading market research organisation to represent a cross-section of Britains voters

Background imageCoal Collection: Arthur Scargill at the Ramsgate Miners Rally, Kent. 20th November 1984

Arthur Scargill at the Ramsgate Miners Rally, Kent. 20th November 1984

Background imageCoal Collection: Yorkshire mineworkers leader Arthur Scargill has it on a plate

Yorkshire mineworkers leader Arthur Scargill has it on a plate. He has challenged a nuclear scientist to an eating contest which will involve him eating coal if the challenge is taken up



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