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Some underground photographs taken at Bolsover Colliery.

Kindly sent in by John Platts.

Bolsover coal face with roof supports and AFC armoured face conveyor. (1)

Bolsover coal face pack, suffering from ‘weight’ baring down on it. (2).

Bolsover Pit Waterloo seam pit bottom winch (3) and roadway. (4).

(A roadway at Markham was similar to this and was said to have been timbered in a ‘herring-bone’ manner).

Underground at the Colliery Prior to Closure. (5).

Left to Right

Simon Allen (masked). David Wagstaffe. Peter Rawson.

Photograph from Johnathan Richards and his Wife Amanda.
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