Sea Coal - UK, July 2006

  • Description

    Joe Smith, now in his 70s, is one of the last remaining sea coal collectors in England. Working down the shore from the mines, he collects coal washed up by the sea. "It's a beautiful job. It keeps you healthy", states Joe. In its heyday, hundreds of other people worked alongside him, collecting an average of 2,000 tons of a coal every weekend. But since the mines have closed and demand for coal fallen, the others have slowly disappeared. "Now it's just old codgers like us."
  • Owner

    Journeyman Pictures
  • Source

    Youtube (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xV33jatcmA
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 months ago
    Viewed: 93 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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