2015

NX9617 : Man winding engine - Haig Colliery

taken 9 years ago, near to Whitehaven, Cumbria, England

Man winding engine - Haig Colliery
Man winding engine - Haig Colliery
This is a Bever and Dorling (of Bradford) winding engine. The winding gear for the man riding shaft was demolished in the 1980s when the pit closed. The museum retains both winding engines although only this one is open for public viewing.

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Geographical Context: Quarrying, Mining Industry
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Haig Pit Museum [11] · Pit Closed [6] · Shaft [4] · View of the man Winding Engine [4] Title Clusters: · Man winding engine - Haig Colliery [2] ·
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NX9617, 60 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Ashley Dace   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 July, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9674 1760 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.5855N 3:35.8607W
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