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Brusselton Colliery (1834 - 1968)

Brusselton Colliery was opened in 1834. In the early 1900s it was owned by Bolckow, Vaughan & Co. Ltd. In 1902 there were 232 people employed at the colliery (196 working below ground and 36 working on the surface).[1] The colliery had a branch line connected to the Stockton and Darlington railway (dismantled by 1939).[2] Brusselton Colliery closed on the 7th of June 1968.

Brusselton Collieries
Brusselton Colliery

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Derelict building at site of former coal mine

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Brusselton Colliery Line, West Auckland
- "The Brussleton Colliery branch line connected Brussleton Colliery with the Stockton and Darlington railway. A railway spur was recorded as in use on the 3rd edition Ordnance Survey map (1920) …

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