A view along the coal face, unknown colliery

Scope and Content

Powered roof supports (‘walking chocks’) are on the left. An armoured flexible conveyor (‘panzer’) is shown in the centre with a coal cutter cutting towards the camera. The coal face (on the right) shows the marks left by the cutting drum on its previous run. [Photograph by John Cornwell].

Custodial History

Previous reference number: DNCB/66/159