SD6101 : Maypole Colliery, Abram - remnants of pithead winding gear

taken 12 years ago, near to Bickershaw, Wigan, Great Britain

Maypole Colliery, Abram - remnants of pithead winding gear
Maypole Colliery, Abram - remnants of pithead winding gear
On August 18th 1908 an explosive fire underground killed 75 men and boys. Only 7 bodies were recovered. The colliery closed in 1959.
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Sunday, 13 November, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 November, 2005
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Pit headstocks   (more nearby)
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WGS84: 53:30.3107N 2:34.8256W
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