Opening of a Mine?

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Year: 1890         Item #: 976         Views: 6,301         Comments: 2

Opening of a Mine?
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This photograph was taken in Wigan, c1890. It is part of a mining collection, and looks like it could depict the opening of a new drift mine. If you think otherwise, please leave a comment.
Source: Personal Collection of John Cadman, Wigan

2 user comment(s) below:-

Comments by steven croft on 26th August 2012  steverookhope@btinternet.com 

Great set of photographs this one of a new drift mine could it be miners looking for coal in the 1896 strike?

Comments by m. causey on 6th October 2007  maria.com@tesco.net 

such a pleasure to see such good quality photos much appreciated by myself especiaally the last one opening of a mine, what can i say, brilliant......


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