from Newcastle University (youtube)
The World We Saw (1947)

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Miner working underground - Settlingstones Witherite Mine, Northumberland

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Underground working at Settlingstones Witherite Mine, Northumberland

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Stanley Pit Disaster - Miner Bob Harrison

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Old Coal Tub outside the new Beamish Lamp Cabin

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New Lamp Cabin at Beamish Museum

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Conveyor Belt - Settlingstones Witherite Mine, Northumberland

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Two Miners - Wearmouth Colliery

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Caged Miners

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Jonty Lambert - Stanley miner

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048093:Miners Cottages Dunn Street Coxlodge Unknown 1950's

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Lamp Room - Wearmouth Colliery

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Headstock for Settlingstones Witherite Mine, Northumberland

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West Stanley Pit Disaster - scene at the pit head

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West Stanley Colliery Explosion poster

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Dawdon Colliery Modernisation - new washery plant.

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Dawdon Colliery Modernisation - Castelreagh Tower winder

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The Gin Pit in the Beamish Georgian landscape

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Old King Coal - Celebrating North East Mining

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038253:Westoe Colliery, South Shields c.1965

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Easington Colliery Disaster - crowd waiting for news

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Underground Tunnelling machine, Murton Colliery - 1970s.

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Pit ponies and handlers, Murton Colliery - 1970s

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A Fitting Tribute to the Felling Pit Disaster

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The Felling Colliery Banner

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Man carrier in underground roadway, Murton Colliery

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Tunnelling machine in underground roadway, Murton Colliery

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Pit ponies in underground stables, Murton Colliery

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Two rescuers of the West Stanley Pit disaster

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Stanley (Burns) Pit Disaster Memorial Poster

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Stanley Pit Disaster - mass grave

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NEW PITHEAD BATHS OPENED (aka SEAHAM HARBOUR)

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Fishburn, Co Durham, U.K.

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Dunston Staiths
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Dunston Staiths
- Overview About Dunston Staiths Timeline Map Street View "Dunston Staiths on the River Tyne is believed to be the largest timber structure in Europe, at its height, 5.5m tonnes of ...
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Blanchland: Shildon lead mine engine house

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Waggonways
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Waggonways
- "In the early 1600s a Nottinghamshire businessman called Huntingdon Beaumont came to Northumberland and laid rails from collieries near Blyth to a shipping point on the coast. His waggonway used ...
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Tanfield Moor Colliery
- 1768 - 1948

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Embleton Quarry (Whinstone)

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South Derwent Colliery
- Annfield Plain, 1860s - ?

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Morrison Busty Colliery
- Annfield Plain, 1927 - 1973

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Springwell Colliery (1) 1904

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Mickley Colliery

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Esh Colliery (1866-1968)

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Ushaw Moor Colliery (1865-1960)

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Langley Park Colliery (1873-1975)

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Hill Top Harvey Colliery (1860s-1951)

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Shincliffe Colliery (1839-1875)

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Cramlington Colliery

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Elemore Colliery (1827 - 1974)

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South Birtley Colliery

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Belmont Colliery (1836-c1872)

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Broomside Colliery (c1834-1890)

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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
- Overview Map The museum was founded in 1983 by volunteers to preserve the remains of the ironstone mining industry, which had once formed the basis of Cleveland’s growth & prosperity ...
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Scotswood Delaval Drift, Scotswood Road

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065142:Church Pit Wallsend 1830s

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Crook Colliery
- 1860s - 1923

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Image taken from page 8 of 'An Account of the Mining Districts of Alston Moor, Weardale and Teesdale ... comprising descriptive sketches of the scenery, antiquities, geology and mining operations in the upper dales of the rivers Tyne, Wear, and Tees'

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Hall Pit, Fatfield
- 28th Sep 1813, Explosion, 32 lives lost NZ289545

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Fatfield Colliery
- 18th Aug 1708, Explosion, 69 lives lost other disasters noted

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Victoria Garesfield Colliery
- Detailted information about the colliery. Opened: 1870 Closed: 13 Jul 1962...

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Plan of the rivers Tyne and Wear with the collieries, wagonways and staiths, thereon, and the principal roads and villages, 1807

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Pit Closure Rally

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Gordon House Colliery (1893 - 1962)

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South Church Drift

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from Youtube (youtube)
Durham Coal Mining

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Mining News, 1970's - Film 7515

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Coal trains in the North East of England, 1967

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NCB Training film

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coal machinery at Work 1940 - 1990

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Coal Mining the Modern Way: Newcastle, 1957

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Mining Review, 1970's - Film 17933

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Durham Coal Mining 2 of 5 - Arcadia Cinema Spennymoor

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Durham Coal Mining 3 of 5 Postcards Of The Durham Coalfield

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Durham Coal Mining 1 of 5 - Tivoli Cinema Spennymoor

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Durham Coal Mining 4 of 5 - County Durham

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Hawthorn Coke Works

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Burt Hall
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Burt Hall
- Overview Map Street View Burt Hall is located on Northumberland Road on the Newcastle campus of Northumbria University. It was originally built in 1895 by John W. Dyson for the ...
Thomas Burt (1837-1922)
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Thomas Burt (1837-1922)
- Overview About Thomas Burt Thomas Burt was born near Backworth in 1837; at age 10 he began working at Haswell Pit as a trapper boy. He went on to be ...
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The Seal of the Fraternity of the Ostmen of the Towne of Newcastle upon Tyne

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Strike of Colliers in Durham

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Derelict mining village, Northumberland.

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Eastern Front of Drum-house.

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Mine-surveying Compass, 1515 to 1518

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The Ingersoll-Sergeant Radial Pick-machine.

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Orientation Instrument.

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Image from page 286 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Hardy Katchet Drilling-machine.

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he Murton Carriage and Stand for the ChampionPick-machine. Scale, 2 Feet to 1 Inch.

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Gray-Tarbit Rotary Drilling-machine.

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Miner using a Jumper-drill.

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Image from page 528 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Gray-Tarbit Rotary Drillkng-machine

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Pendulum Drilling-machine.

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Image from page 160 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 160 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Interior of Bath-house and Vestiary, shewing Cordsand suspended clothes.

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Ransome and Rapier Coal-shipping Arrangement,Wallsend Coal Companys Staithe (Tyne).

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View of Upcast-shaft at Woodhorn Colliery.

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Floating Elevator:Bunkering a Steamer.

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Image from page 746 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 672 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 485 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 665 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 618 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 698 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 730 of "Transactions" (1852)

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The Wrightson Coal-shipper: (1899) Cramlington Coal Company's Staithes, Howdon Dock (Tyne).

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Image from page 193 of "Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers" (1898)

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Woodhorn Museum
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Woodhorn Museum
- Overview About Woodhorn Museum Map Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives is located in Ashington and based on the site of the former Woodhorn Colliery (1884-1981). The museum retains many of ...

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