NZ0928 : Emms Hill Drift

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Bedburn, County Durham, Great Britain

Emms Hill Drift
Emms Hill Drift
This Drift Mine was worked from the 1940's (Butterknowle Marsfield Collieries Ltd), abandoned March 1950. The remaining building at the entrance, was part of a coal washing plant. Along with nearby Woodland and Crake Scar Collieries, employed over 200 men and boys. The output was mostly converted into coke, for the furnaces of the industrial north.
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NZ0928, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 099 286 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.1766N 1:50.8848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 095 286
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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