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Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole
 
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Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole - Petition to sign https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/keep-cumbrian-coal-in-the-hole-its-too-near-sellafield The first deep coal mine in the UK for 30 years ? A new company West Cumbria Mining are being financed by China to the tune of £millions. On January 24th 2018 in Kendal, Cumbria County Council will be making a decision on the first deep coal mine in the UK in 30 years Please write and object – the more objections from the public and from groups there are the better chance we have of stopping new mining activity in close proximity to Sellafield The more letters of objection to Cumbria County Council the better ! Email: [email protected]] For the Attention of: Mrs Rachel Brophy – Case Officer Cumbria County Council Dear Mrs Brophy PLANNING APPLICATION: 4/17/9007 West Cumbria Mining I am writing to strongly oppose the plan to open a new coking (metallurgical) coal mine off St Bees in West Cumbria. Keep Fossil Fuel in the Ground - Cumbria County Council is signed up to climate agreements, which this plan would make a nonsense of. Close to Sellafield - Coal extraction is known to be a cause of man made earthquakes, this site is very close to Sellafield, much closer than any previous coal mining and these coal deposits are dangerously methane rich. Destruction of Wildlife Habitat -The RSPB, Natural England and others have pointed out that this plan would have the potential to impact dangerously on the fragile St Bees habitats and the wider Irish Sea. Yours sincerely ……………………………. For more information please see : https://keepcumbriancoalinthehole.wordpress.com/
Views: 702 Marianne B
Save the Headgear - Astley Green Colliery
 
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Save the Headgear, A closer look ... Inspection https://www.facebook.com/TheRedRoseSteamSocietyLtd1/
Views: 379 chris digata
Astley Colliery Museum Phantom 3 Drone
 
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The Astley Green Colliery Museum is a museum run by the Red Rose Steam Society in Astley Manchester near Tyldesley in Greater Manchester, England. Before becoming Astley Green Colliery Museum, the site was a working colliery that produced coal from 1912 to 1970; it is now protected as a Scheduled Monument. The Astley Green Colliery Museum occupies a 15-acre (6 ha) site by the Bridgewater Canal which has the only surviving pit headgear and engine house on the Lancashire Coalfield.Astley Green Colliery exploited deep coal seams of the Manchester Coalfield underneath the peat bog known as Chat Moss, and was driven by the high demand for coal during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the exhaustion of supplies of coal in the Irwell Valley. Shaft sinking began in 1908 by the Pilkington Colliery Company, a subsidiary of the Clifton and Kersley Coal Company, and the pit began production in 1912.Lancashire Coal Museum. In 1928 the colliery was amalgamated with other local collieries to form Manchester Collieries. The Astley Colliery was modernised when the coal industry was nationalised in 1947. Astley Green Colliery Museum was closed in 1970 and was subsequently opened to the public as a museum.Astley Green Colliery Museum.
Views: 272 Manchester 360
Blaenavon Colliery Big Pit's 1970's NCB Steam Engines
 
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NCB Big Pit with Nora shunting the sidings
Views: 2289 Happierfeet Risca
Terrible Pit Disaster (1923)
 
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Item title reads - Terrible pit disaster. Affecting scenes at pit head whilst heroic rescue party ceaselessly endeavour to reach entombed comrades. Falkirk, Scotland. The camera pans across the crowds waiting at the pit. M/S as a line of miners walk up to the top and survey the scene. M/S as a group of men turn handles, possibly of a pump, in the rain. M/S as a woman and two children walk by, men tie ropes together in the background and others stand around waiting. FILM ID:316.43 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
Views: 498 British Pathé
Lowca Haigpit St Bees
 
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This video is about Lowca Haigpit St Bees
Views: 133 Brian Rowe
Bilsthorpe Colliery   pit to pylon part 2
 
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Second part of a video demonstrating the inovation and hard work of British Coal to save the industry, only to be stabbed in the back by a two faced Tory party
Views: 706 MrFloxed
Pleasley Pit Winding Day
 
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First day of the Easter Winding Engine day when the Friends of Pleasley Pit and Pleasley Pit Trust run the North restored engine
Views: 1033 Pleasley Pit Trust
Lowca Pit John Harkness driving  Steam Loco N0 34.
 
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Locomotive No 34 at Harrington No 10 Lowca,driven by John Harkness,1969.
Views: 3804 John Harkness
Eassington Colliery Disaster.  (1951)
 
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(Eassington Colliery, Co. Durham) LS. (elevated) Crowds outside Colliery gates. (3 shots). GV. The Colliery. LS. (GV) Village of Eassington. MS. Group of police standing in the street. MS. Police radio control van, inside the colliery. LS. & MS. Two local parish priests. MS. Policeman looking out of control van. MS. Group of rescue workers walking to pit head. LS. Rescue workers standing by pit head. MS. Rescue workers going into pit head building. MS. Rescue workers. MS. Pithead shaft wheel. MS. Rescue workers coming from pit. MS. Rescue workers being interviewed by police. MS. Rescue workers leaving the pit head. CU. Pit warning notice. MS. Men waiting outside the pit. (2 shots) (Mute. Lav.) FILM ID:2563.29 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
Views: 2619 British Pathé
JMBackworthExtract
 
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A 42 second extract from the commercial DVD entitled "Industrial Railways in Northern Britain" marketed by Jon Marsh Cine Film & Video Services, 29 Church Lane, Kimpton, SG4 8RR. It shows 0-6-0 loco No 49 travelling from Backworth colliery yard towards the Tyne via West Allotment in the 1960s.
Views: 272 NTSRA
Coal mine Beulah Library Roll F17
 
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16mm Kodachrome footage shot in the late 1940s of coal mine winding gear and surface buildings Viewers are invited to e-mail details of location and/or people featured in this clip to [email protected] This footage may be purchased from BEULAH at www.eavb.co.uk Beulah
Views: 142 Bogglesham
Wheldale Colliery 1987/88   part 7
 
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© P.Wormstone 1987 Feel free to view and share this work but any copying or use for financial gain is strictly prohibited without consent. In this segment you can see another 'Tanking' in the Fitting Shop, The No1 Winder, The Screens substation, Surface Locos and No1 Headgear. Please visit: The Coal,Colliery and Mining Forum http://coalmine.proboards.com The National Coalmining Museum http://www.ncm.org.uk
Views: 2068 Yorkshireminer
Cefn Coed colliery steam engine.
 
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Former colliery steam train at Cefn Coed colliery Crynant.
Views: 59 Jayden's trains
Illinios Mine Dive, La Rue, Wisconsin 05 May 2014
 
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My first dive in the Illinois Mine, located in La Rue, Wisconsin.
Views: 11240 John Janzen
Lofthouse Colliery Disaster
 
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LOFTHOUSE COLLIERY DISASTER WE WILL REMEMBER THEM I had the honour last year of Being asked to record this sad sometimes humorous but always fascinating interview by a friend and valued member on here at YHG Tony Banks APOLOGIES FOR THE QUALITY THE BETTER VERSION IS ON OUR FACEBOOK GROUP LINK BELOW Seven men who died in a pit disaster over 40 years ago will be remembered in a play written by play write Gary Morris son of the late Bill Morris Secretary of the TUC next month in particular Sidney St Clair Brown . On March 21, 1973, water, slush and debris rushed into Lofthouse Colliery, trapping the workers 750ft below ground. Around 30 miners had been excavating a coalface near to the abandoned and flooded 19th century mineshaft when the accident happened. Only one body was recovered after a six-day rescue operation. Tony Banks had been working in another section of the colliery and is now chairman of the Lofthouse Disaster Trust. Edward Finnegan, 40, of Kikhamgate, William Armitage, 41, of Eastmoor, Alan Haigh, 30, of Outwood, Sydney St Clair Brown, 36, of Leeds, Colin Barnaby, 36, of East Ardsley, Charles Cotton, 49, of Leeds and Frank Billingham, 48, of Flanshaw. OUR FACEBOOK HERE https://www.facebook.com/groups/FlanshawDarnleyPeacockLupsetEastmoorAlverthorpeDen/
Views: 47 YORKSHIRE HISTORY
Wigan's Got Lots of Balls! - Chonkinfeckle
 
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New song taken from the latest CD 'Learning on the Job'. Many thanks to Astley Colliery, The Boathouse Pub, Astley, to John & Antony and all the staff at Uncle Joe's Factory (Santus' Toffee) Diane & Chelle from Wrightington Hospital Radio and to the legendary teams Wigan Athletic & Wigan Warriors !
Views: 1424 Chonkinfeckle
Astley Green Steam Rally 2018 Part Two
 
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All the steamy bits
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Astley Green and Walkden Railway Spring 1969, Part 6
 
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A quiet morning at Astley Green with three Austerity tanks in steam shunting and tidying up the wagons after a hard week of work.
NJ mine #6
 
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Abandoned iron mine near Rockaway NJ
Views: 388 mikedc3
Threlkeld Narrow Gauge Railway, Cumbria, England
 
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The Threlkeld Narrow Gauge Railway is a 2ft Gauge industrial line that runs for about 0.5 Mile from Threlkeld Mining Museum Station into the old granite quarry. The site is also home to the Vintage Excavator Trust (VET).
Views: 6159 Roger Griffith
Places to see in ( Wigan - UK )
 
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Places to see in ( Wigan - UK ) Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England. It stands on the River Douglas, 7.9 miles south-west of Bolton, 10 miles north of Warrington and 16 miles west-northwest of Manchester. Wigan is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan and is its administrative centre. During the Industrial Revolution Wigan experienced dramatic economic expansion and a rapid rise in the population. Although porcelain manufacture and clock making had been major industries in the town, Wigan subsequently became known as a major mill town and coal mining district. The first coal mine was established at Wigan in 1450 and at its peak there were 1,000 pit shafts within 5 miles (8 km) of the town centre. Mining was so extensive that one town councillor remarked that "a coal mine in the backyard was not uncommon in Wigan". Coal mining ceased during the latter part of the 20th century. Wigan Pier, a wharf on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, was made famous by the writer George Orwell. In his book, The Road to Wigan Pier, Orwell highlighted the poor working and living conditions of the local inhabitants during the 1930s. Following the decline of industrial activities in the region, Wigan Pier's collection of warehouses and wharfs became a local heritage centre and cultural quarter. The DW Stadium is home to both Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Football Club, both teams being highly successful in their sports with the former being the 2013 FA Cup winners and the latter being the most successful Rugby League side of all time. Wigan lies on the meeting point of two primary A roads, the A49 and A577 which link to the M6, M61 motorway and M58 motorway. Wigan is on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and is epitomised by Wigan Pier. There is also a branch of the canal from Wigan to Leigh, with a connection to the Bridgewater Canal linking Wigan to Manchester. Wigan's long history is reflected in its 216 listed buildings, of which are 20 Grade II*. As well as being a Grade II* listed structure, Mab's Cross is the only Scheduled Monument in the town out of 12 in the borough. It is a medieval stone cross that probably dates from the 13th century. There is a legend surrounding the cross that Lady Mabel Bradshaw, wife of Sir William Bradshaw, did penance by walking from her home, Haigh Hall, to the cross once a week barefoot for committing bigamy. There is no evidence the legend is true, as there is no record that Lady Mabel was married to anyone other than Sir William Bradshaw, and several facets of the story are incorrect. Haigh Hall was built in 1827–1840 on the site of a medieval manor house of the same name, which was demolished in 1820. The hall is surrounded by a 250-acre (1.0 km2) country park, featuring areas of woodland and parkland. The former town hall is a Grade II listed building. The Museum of Wigan Life (formerly Wigan Central Library) opened in 1878. A one-year restoration programme began in 2009 costing £1.9 million. George Orwell used it to research The Road to Wigan Pier. Today, the Wigan Pier Quarter is at the heart of a 10-year regeneration programme that began in 2006 to revitalise the area. Part of Wigan's industrial heritage, Trencherfield Mill was built in 1907 and is a Grade II listed building. It houses a steam engine over 100 years old which was restored with help from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The quarter is also home to the Wigan Pier Theatre Company, which was founded in 1986. The Face of Wigan, located in the town centre since 2008, is a stainless steel sculpture of a face. Created by sculptor Rick Kirby, The Face stands 5.5 m (18 ft) tall and cost £80,000. ( Wigan - UK ) is well know as a tourist destination because of the variety of places you can enjoy while you are visiting the city of Wigan . Through a series of videos we will try to show you recommended places to visit in Wigan - UK Join us for more : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLP2J3yzHO9rZDyzie5Y5Og http://placestoseein87.blogspot.com.eg/ https://plus.google.com/108460845579164318812 https://www.facebook.com/placestoseein87/ https://twitter.com/Placestoseein1 https://www.tumblr.com/blog/placestoseein https://www.pinterest.com/placestoseein87/places-to-see-in/
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1960s. STEAM/DIESEL  Mexborough/Denaby.Cadeby/Brodsworth.
 
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A film by local man Peter Hanmer, Grandson to Charles Hanmer, maker of the 1932 film "Black Diamonds". The film shows various colliery locations concerned with the power of steam and diesel.
Views: 316 Ron James
Wigan Christmas Market
 
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looking round Wigan Christmas markets
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