038253:Westoe Colliery, South Shields c.1965

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  • Simon Jackson on Sept. 29, 2016, 3:55 p.m.

    I believe the male in this photograph to be my Grandfather - James Callaghan who worked as an electrician at Westoe Colliery for 45 years. I have comparison photography of my grandfather and the male is identical.

    simon.warriner@yahoo.co.uk

  • Simon Cotterill on Sept. 29, 2016, 10:02 p.m.

    Thanks Simon, interesting to hear this is your Grandfather. Newcastle Libraries might possibly have further information about the photograph - it really captures the difficult working conditions. All the best, Simon C.

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