NS6971 : The Auchengeich Mining Disaster Memorial

taken 8 years ago, near to Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

The Auchengeich Mining Disaster Memorial
The Auchengeich Mining Disaster Memorial
Unveiled by the First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond on 18th. September 2009 - the 50th. anniversary of the disaster when 47 colliers were killed in an underground fire on the same day in 1959.
The memorial replaces a smaller one which was situated at the same place next to the Auchengeich Miners Welfare.
See also NS6970 : Auchengeich Memorial which is the next square.
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NS6971, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 30 September, 2009
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 691 710 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.8598N 4:5.7153W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 691 710
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