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At the Coal Face

At the Coal Face
Work - Mining

A miner hard at work in 1951.

Views: 8,794    Year: 1951


Miner after work

Miner after work
Work - Mining

A Wigan miner kneeling down in a wash day alley, 1891.

Views: 6,150    Year: 1891    Comments: 2


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

On the pit bank at Douglas Bank Colliery, Wigan, c1890.

Views: 5,671    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

Surface worker at the Douglas Bank Colliery, Wigan, c1890.

Views: 4,351    Year: 1890


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

Surface workers at Douglas Bank Colliery, Wigan, posing for the camera, c1890.

Views: 3,821    Year: 1890


Rose Bridge Colliery

Rose Bridge Colliery
Work - Mining

Workers possibly taken at Rose Bridge Colliery, Wigan. c1890.

Views: 5,550    Year: 1890    Comments: 7


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

A tub being weighed while another is pushed off. In the centre is the tally boy. In the weigh house are the weigh man appointed by the company, and the check weigh man chosen by the men or the union. c1890.

Views: 3,689    Year: 1890


Industrial Wigan

Industrial Wigan
Work - Mining

Photo taken in Wigan, c1890. Possibly Douglas Bank Colliery.

Views: 4,944    Year: 1890


Pit Brow Lasses

Pit Brow Lasses
Work - Mining

Women working at the pit surface. Taken in Wigan, possibly Douglas Bank Colliery, c1890.

Views: 5,059    Year: 1890


Miner Washing

Miner Washing
Work - Mining

A Wigan miner has a wash at home after a long shift down the pit, c1890.

Views: 5,089    Year: 1890


Wigan Miner

Wigan Miner
Work - Mining

A Miner from Wigan poses for a photo, c1890.

Views: 4,759    Year: 1890


Coal Tippler

Coal Tippler
Work - Mining

A coal tippler in Wigan - possibly taken at Douglas Bank Colliery. c1890.

Views: 4,732    Year: 1890    Comments: 1


Wigan Drawer in the Pit

Wigan Drawer in the Pit
Work - Mining

A drawer pushing a tub to the main haulage. c1890.

Views: 4,108    Year: 1890


Pick Sharpener

Pick Sharpener
Work - Mining

The pick sharpener's building at a Wigan Colliery, c1890.

Views: 3,847    Year: 1890    Comments: 1


Wigan Miner

Wigan Miner
Work - Mining

Erecting wooden pit props to hold the roof down the pit, c1890.

Views: 4,266    Year: 1890


Wigan Miner

Wigan Miner
Work - Mining

A Wigan miner poses for a photograph in front of a slag heap at Douglas Bank Colliery, c1890.

Views: 3,801    Year: 1890


Underlooker

Underlooker
Work - Mining

The underlooker was was a mining official responsible for the safety of miners who would check the pit before each shift. This was taken in Wigan, possibly at Douglas Bank Colliery, c1890.

Views: 4,243    Year: 1890


Wigan Miner

Wigan Miner
Work - Mining

Photo taken at a Wigan Colliery. Possibly a manager or mine owner judging by the clothing. c1890.

Views: 3,744    Year: 1890    Comments: 1


Steam Engine 'Ince'

Steam Engine 'Ince'
Work - Mining

Steam Engine 'Ince' possible taken at Rose Bridge Collieries in Wigan, c1890.

Views: 3,537    Year: 1890    Comments: 1


Down the Mine

Down the Mine
Work - Mining

Wigan miners at work, c1890.

Views: 4,215    Year: 1890


Sorting Coal

Sorting Coal
Work - Mining

Surface workers sorting and cleaning coal at a Wigan Colliery, c1890.

Views: 3,683    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


Surface Workers

Surface Workers
Work - Mining

Surface workers pose for a photo at a Wigan Colliery, c1890.

Views: 4,589    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


Opening of a Mine?

Opening of a Mine?
Work - Mining

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.

Views: 4,860    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


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