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At the Coal Face

At the Coal Face
Work - Mining

A miner hard at work in 1951.

Views: 8,203    Year: 1951


Miner after work

Miner after work
Work - Mining

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

Views: 5,821    Year: 1891    Comments: 2


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

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

Views: 5,364    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

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

Views: 4,076    Year: 1890


Douglas Bank Colliery

Douglas Bank Colliery
Work - Mining

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

Views: 3,589    Year: 1890


Rose Bridge Colliery

Rose Bridge Colliery
Work - Mining

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

Views: 5,082    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: 3,445    Year: 1890


Industrial Wigan

Industrial Wigan
Work - Mining

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

Views: 4,591    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: 4,698    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: 4,785    Year: 1890


Wigan Miner

Wigan Miner
Work - Mining

A Miner from Wigan poses for a photo, c1890.

Views: 4,416    Year: 1890


Coal Tippler

Coal Tippler
Work - Mining

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

Views: 4,366    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: 3,849    Year: 1890


Pick Sharpener

Pick Sharpener
Work - Mining

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

Views: 3,585    Year: 1890    Comments: 1


Wigan Miner

Wigan Miner
Work - Mining

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

Views: 4,038    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: 3,542    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: 3,948    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: 3,525    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: 3,288    Year: 1890    Comments: 1


Down the Mine

Down the Mine
Work - Mining

Wigan miners at work, c1890.

Views: 3,948    Year: 1890


Sorting Coal

Sorting Coal
Work - Mining

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

Views: 3,440    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


Surface Workers

Surface Workers
Work - Mining

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

Views: 4,251    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: 4,592    Year: 1890    Comments: 2


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