Two colliers holing coal

Scope and Content

Two colliers are pictures cutting out the soft centre bed of a thick coal seam in a South Wales Colliery. The top coal would then be brought down and the bottom coal listing to form the stall and access road. Note the angled timber holding the top securely while the men work at it.

Custodial History

Previous reference number: DNCB/64/40

Related Material

See D464/2/92, Idris Bowen Papers.