SE4324 : Glasshoughton Wheel of Light

taken 12 years ago, near to Castleford, Wakefield, Great Britain

Glasshoughton Wheel of Light
Glasshoughton Wheel of Light
Dedication reads
"This memorial stands in commemoration of the Glasshoughton Colliery
and Coke Works around which this great community grew.
Thosands of people worked here amidst the unique camaraderie
of the mining industry. Many men died due to accident and illness.
May they rest in peace.

This plaque was unveiled by the former Mayor of Castleford and Wakefield District, Mrs. Winifred McLoughlin, on Tuesday 06 December 2005 and dedicated to the community of Glasshoughton by Waystone Ltd. and Yorkshire Forward."

Opposing view of another image of mine, SE4324 : Coal Mine Pit Shaft Winding Wheel statue this time with the right name of the statue and the dedication, and as a bonus there's Asda just visible in the background.
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 January, 2006   (more nearby)
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Monday, 30 January, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 430 244 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.8552N 1:20.9973W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 431 245
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