Two rescuers of the West Stanley Pit disaster
DescriptionBill McKeand - the first man to reach the Busty Seam and Tom Swinburn the first to reach the Brockwell seam. Two rescuers of the West Stanley disaster. The West Stanley pit disaster was caused by an explosion and claimed the lives of 168 men and boys. You can read more about it http://www.dmm.org.uk/reports/4788-01.htm" >here. Date: 1909 Photo Number: 6531 From the http://www.beamishcollections.com/" >Beamish Collections.
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