One Man Coalmine (1936)

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    Northumbria. Shots of Edward Jacobson walking along the entrance tunnel to his one man coalmine. Various shots of Mr Jacobson, bare chested but wearing a safety helmet, mining the coal seam with a pickaxe. He pushes a coal barrow into the pit. The sign over the shaft reads: "Hesleyside Colliery". He pushes the coal truck back out of the drift and up a short incline. He brings truck to a halt and tips out a load of coal. N.B. This is an adit mine - a horizontal mine into the side of a hillside. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1222.1
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
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