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colliery

[′käl·yə·rē]
(mining engineering)
A whole coal mining plant; generally the term is used in connection with anthracite mining but sometimes to designate the mine, shops, and preparation plant of a bituminous operation.
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I would very much like to hear from anyone who once worked at, or can remember, these and other collieries.
I would very much like to hear from anyone who once worked at and can remember these collieries working and any help they can give me in trying to obtain lamp checks from them would be very much appreciated.
I would like to hear from any one who once worked at and can remember these collieries working and any help they can give me in trying to obtain lamp checks would be appreciated.
The 500 workers will be offered jobs at other collieries, mainly in Yorkshire, or redundancy.
The former waggonway, once used to transport coal from the collieries, is now designated as public right of way as part of North Tyneside's network of footpaths," said Martin.
Today, like all other collieries it has been cleared, the surface buildings destroyed and the shafts filled and capped.
I am trying very hard to obtain some lamp checks from the former Sandwell Park Colliery near West Bromwich and also from other collieries that once operated in the West Midlands area I have listed some of there names below.
I am trying to obtain some lamp checks from the former Sandwell Park Colliery near West Bromwich and also from other collieries that once operated in the West Midlands area.
And the museum is looking for stories, photos and artefacts from people who were involved in moving coal from nearby collieries to the rest of Yorkshire.
He made particular mention of the colliery explosions at Senghenydd, Albion and Gresford collieries and the huge loss of lives in these disasters.
The marquee will contain a display of mining artefacts and memorabilia from Beamish Museum, a collage of Ellington Colliery photographs and two memorial books to the men who lost their lives at Ellington and Lynemouth Collieries.