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Oct 24, 2014· Coal, Colliery and Mining Forum. Clifton Colliery, No6 Area, Notts Division. clifton pit. Mining Methods and Geology. Long and Shortwall mining. Bord and Pillar Methods. Other Minerals. Opencast Mining. Geology. Rules and Suggestions. Information About Registrations.

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Apr 08, 2018· Sub-board: Welcome to Coal, Colliery and Mining. 10: 17: Chinese Registrations. by John Oct 25, 2014 8:06:13 GMT -5: Suggestions. Add any ideas that would make the forum better. 9: 90: Suggestions and Idea's. by Minutor Apr 6, 2014 11:02:55 GMT -5: Rules. General site rules. 2: 4: Hatfield Main Colliery by ryde1950 May 24, 2019 6:13:04 GMT -5

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Nob End & Colliery: Closed & Abandoned After 180 years

Wet Earth Colliery is a long-dead coal mine on the Manchester Coalfield in the small town of Clifton, England. The site appears as though it has been trapped in a time warp and offers a rare glimpse into British mining history.

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Clifton Colliery Northern Mine Research Society

The colliery was, therefore, worked on two horizons with shafts 283 and 238 metres deep. The Blindstone Mine was also worked between 1905 and 1920. Under the NCB the Dandy Mine was worked along with the Arley, but the last coal was raised at Clifton on December 30th 1955.

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Clifton Hall Colliery (1838-1929) Northern Mine Research

Clifton Hall Colliery closed in 1929 but the coal washing plant was retained as it also dealt with output from Wheatsheaf Colliery. One of the shafts was also retained for ventilation of part of Wheatsheaf Colliery workings. On the 19th June 1885 a massive explosion of methane gas claimed the lives of 178 miners. The full report can be found here.

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List of collieries in Lancashire since 1854 Wikipedia

Lancashire miners used terms in different ways to other coal mining areas. A mine in Lancashire refers to a coal seam,so the Doe mine refers to the Doe seam. The term pit was used for the shaft sunk to the access the mine and the term colliery was used to describe the whole of the surface area including the headgear, wash-houses, offices

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Clifton Coal Colliery information and photos

Information, photographs and plans for Clifton Coal Colliery on the mine exploration web site aditnow.co.uk. AditNow the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook

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Astley Green Colliery and the appalling death of five

The mine workings were begun in 1908 by the Clifton and Kersley Coal Company, a subordinate of Pilkington Colliery Company. Astley Green Colliery/ Author: Chris Allen CC BY-SA 2.0 The mining company began to look for new areas to mine as reserves at the nearby Irwell Valley became depleted, at a time when demand for coal was rapidly increasing.

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Whitwick Colliery Northern Mine Research Society

Two coal winding shafts served the colliery at this time. No.3 Pit wound the Five Feet and Splent seams. This shaft was 140 yards deep and 14 feet diameter which seems to infer that the shaft had been widened at some time previously. No.6 Pit wound the Middle Lount, Nether Lount and Yard seams.

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Clifton Hall Colliery Wikipedia

Clifton Hall Colliery was one of two coal mines in Clifton (the other was Wet Earth Colliery) on the Manchester Coalfield, historically in Lancashire which was incorporated into the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England in 1974.Clifton Hall was notorious for an

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Clifton Coal Colliery information and photos

Information, photographs and plans for Clifton Coal Colliery on the mine exploration web site aditnow.co.uk. AditNow the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook

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Clifton Colliery Northern Mine Research Society

The colliery was, therefore, worked on two horizons with shafts 283 and 238 metres deep. The Blindstone Mine was also worked between 1905 and 1920. Under the NCB the Dandy Mine was worked along with the Arley, but the last coal was raised at Clifton on December 30th 1955.

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Historic and archive photos of Clifton Coal Colliery

Photographs of Clifton Coal Colliery on the mining history web site aditnow.co.uk. AditNow the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook

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Welsh Coal Mines Forum :: Collieries Forum

Jun 18, 2020· Felin-Fran Colliery, Llansamlet by Gellideg: 198 8: 12/06/2020 09:56PM Last Post by Fisherman: Gordan Colliery Cymmer by AbercreganBoy: 76 3: 11/22/2020 06:31PM Last Post by AbercreganBoy: Glyncorrwg Colliery by mjharris: 7,586 60: 11/22/2020 05:37PM Last Post by

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Astley Green Colliery and the appalling death of five

The mine workings were begun in 1908 by the Clifton and Kersley Coal Company, a subordinate of Pilkington Colliery Company. Astley Green Colliery/ Author: Chris Allen CC BY-SA 2.0 The mining company began to look for new areas to mine as reserves at the nearby Irwell Valley became depleted, at a time when demand for coal was rapidly increasing.

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Gomersal Colliery Northern Mine Research Society

The National Coal Board took Gomersal over on January 1st 1947 and continued working the Beeston seam until 1973. It also worked the Blocking seam in 1958 to 1973. The Beeston coal was about 110 metres deep, and the Blocking coal was about 55 metres deep. In 1967 the NCB drove a drift from the surface to both seams.

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List of collieries in Lancashire since 1854 Wikipedia

Lancashire miners used terms in different ways to other coal mining areas. A mine in Lancashire refers to a coal seam,so the Doe mine refers to the Doe seam. The term pit was used for the shaft sunk to the access the mine and the term colliery was used to describe the whole of the surface area including the headgear, wash-houses, offices

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Matthew Fletcher (mine owner and engineer) Wikipedia

Family. Jacob Fletcher lived in Bolton and owned small coal mines in Harwood and Breightmet, Bolton.He had four sons. Matthew was the second eldest. John the eldest, sank a pit in Atherton that led in the 1870s to the formation of Fletcher, Burrows and Company.Jacob became a colliery owner at Darcy Lever and had two sons, Ellis (Matthew Fletcher's heir who died in 1834) and Adam (died 1799).

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Whitwick Colliery Northern Mine Research Society

Two coal winding shafts served the colliery at this time. No.3 Pit wound the Five Feet and Splent seams. This shaft was 140 yards deep and 14 feet diameter which seems to infer that the shaft had been widened at some time previously. No.6 Pit wound the Middle Lount, Nether Lount and Yard seams.

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Wet Earth Coal Colliery information and photos

The site of the former Wet Earth Colliery and associated mining features is situated within Clifton Country Park. Within the park are a number of visible (some excavated) mining and mining related features which include: Wheel Chamber: Built in 1750 by James Brindley to house a 7m diameter waterwheel to dewater the mine.

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Clifton, Great Cumbria County History Trust

coal mining by 1635 (colliery said in 1688 to be worth £100); expanded in 18th and 19th centuries. Main pits were in north of township: Lowther Pit, with coke ovens at Coldfitz Wood, and William Pit. Mining continued until after nationalisation: Clifton colliery closed 1959. Opencast mining by 1970s.

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Clifton Colliery 1968. Nottstalgia Nottingham Forums

May 04, 2007· Roger, I have some I took from a book set in the late 1800's underground, one from number 2 pit bottom as it was way back then, and some in the faces, which I would assume were taken in the north side workings. There's another one of the ski lift they had that ran from number 2 pit bottom down the south main return drift.

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Burnley Coalfield Wikipedia

Bank Hall Colliery was the town's largest and deepest pit, sunk by the Executors of John Hargreaves between 1865 and 1869 and the pit closed on 17 April; Barclay Hills Colliery was started before Its site was later occupied by coke ovens linked by tramroads to Hapton Valley and a coal staithe on the canal. The colliery had two shafts to the Arley Mine and a cupola chimney.

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