Sorting Coal

Work - Mining


Year: 1890         Item #: 974         Views: 5,243         Comments: 2

Sorting Coal

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Surface workers sorting and cleaning coal at a Wigan Colliery, c1890.
Source: Personal Collection of John Cadman, Wigan

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Comments by BlackpoolPete on 2nd August 2012  

On the River Tyne, workers who levelled the coal cargo on ships were called Trimmers.

Comments by Art on 7th July 2007