Divisional Roof Control Department (D3)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 214 DNCB/14/4/142
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      33 Glass Plate Negatives, 6 Plastic Negatives, 3 Photographic Prints

Scope and Content

Images taken by/for the National Coal Board Divisional Roof Control Department. Images include: roadhead supports, chock props, prop testing and roof control exhibits at Tredomen Works Exhibition. Three of the negatives are accompanied by prints of the images. Please note that negatives concerning roof control (with the original reference D3) can also be seen in the individual collieries section (DNCB/14/4/1-139).


This series has been reconstructed based on original National Coal Board reference numbers.

Custodial History

Original National Coal Board series reference number: D3. Original Glamorgan Archives Box numbers: DNCB/48/4, DNCB/48/10, DNCB/48/11, DNCB/48/20 .