1986

NX9617 : Haig Colliery

taken 38 years ago, near to Whitehaven, Cumbria, England

This is 1 of 9 images, with title Haig Colliery in this square
Haig Colliery
Haig Colliery
This is the year the pit closed. Clearance was well under way and the left hand head gear has gone. The right hand has been preserved. The John Wood haulage engine in the foreground has now been scrapped. The site is a museum and retains the two winding engines.

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Category: Colliery
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Haig Pit Museum [11] · Pit Closed [6] · Head Gear [2] Title Clusters: · Haig Colliery [9] ·
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NX9617, 60 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Chris Allen   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 November, 1986   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 March, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 967 175 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.5796N 3:35.8975W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 966 176
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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