New Hartley Mining Disaster, 1862

  • Description

    "One of the most appalling and heartrending catastrophes that has ever occurred in any country took place this morning in Hartley New Pit, near Seaton Delaval. Over the mouth of the pit was the beam of a pumping engine, the largest and most powerful in the North of England, the beam weighing about forty tons....."
  • Owner

    Durham Mining Museum
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.dmm.org.uk/names/n1862-01.htm
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 11 months ago
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