Ryhope Colliery Memorial Garden

  • Description

    "Coal mining was undertaken at Ryhope, south of Sunderland, from 1859 until the colliery closed in 1966. The site of the miners' union office is now a memorial garden. Mining could be a dangerous occupation, 119 miners were killed in accidents at Ryhope Colliery." Photo by Malc McDonald, 2014.
  • Owner

    Malc McDonald
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3880554
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 1 year, 12 months ago
    Viewed: 175 times
    Picture Taken: 2014-03-07
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