SE6444 : North Selby Mine

taken 4 years ago, near to Deighton, York, Great Britain

North Selby Mine
North Selby Mine
One of the six shaft accessed mines that were part of the Selby coalfield 'super pit'. The coal came up a drift at the seventh site at Gascoigne Wood. Several abandoned buildings still remain but the head gear has been demolished. I'm stood by a substantial machinery base and there is a large pile of rubble that might mark the location of a shaft that was operated by a conventional ground mounted winding engine.
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SE6444, 20 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 647 442 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:53.4185N 1:0.9862W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 647 442
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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