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COAL MINING EMPLOYMENT TRAILER

Coal Mining Employment Trailer (1947)

Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the newly...

COAL MINING

Coal Mining (1950)

The process of coal mining underground.

COAL MINING

Coal Mining (1972)

Footage of miners at work.

COAL STOPPAGE COMPLETE?

Coal Stoppage Complete? (1931)

A strike in the South Wales coal field brings mining to a halt.

A BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY!

A Busman's Holiday! (1931)

Out of work miners try to gather fuel for their homes from colliery slag...

ALL PITS IDLE

All Pits Idle (1921)

Navy workers take over the work during the coal strike of 1921.

COAL STRIKE -IRELAND

Coal Strike -Ireland (1921)

Boats in the dock and empty coal wharfs show the effects of the coal...

A LUCKY ESCAPE

A Lucky Escape (1923)

Pit head collapses in Glasgow wrecking wagons and winding gear, luckily no one is...

DEFEATED BUT NOT DISGRACED

Defeated But Not Disgraced (1924)

Ashington, the miner's football team, lose to Aston Villa in the...

KEEPING THE HOME FIRES BURNING

Keeping The Home Fires Burning (1926)

Striking miners discover and work little coal mines off their...

COAL MINE

Coal Mine (1932)

Miners working at Bestwood coal mine, Nottingham.

COAL MINE

Coal Mine (1932)

Miners working at Bestwood coal mine, Nottingham.

MINERS

Miners (1944)

Bevin Boys conscripted to coal mines prepare for work.

SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE MINERS TRAINING

South Nottinghamshire Miners Training (1946)

Boys being trained to be miners.

POLISH COAL WORKERS

Polish Coal Workers (1948)

Polish coal miners at work.

UNIQUE SHAWM-BAND IN HOLLAND CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Unique Shawm-Band In Holland Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary (1958)

Miners' brass band rehearses...

MUSIC DOWN MINE

Music Down Mine (1961)

Young miners sing at pit.

COAL MINING 1920s - 1930s

Coal Mining 1920s - 1930s (1920-1939)

Compilation of coal mining material from the 1920s and 1930s.

MINING

Mining (1972)

Footage of unidentified coal mine.

CENTRAL HEATING

Central Heating (1967)

Short film promoting gas central heating in private residences.

CORNISH TIN MINING - CAMBORNE

Cornish Tin Mining - Camborne (1966)

Tin mining in action and it being processed to separate the tin...

GOLD MINING METHODS

Gold Mining Methods (1960)

South African mining process. Good quality.

MINERS VOTE  aka MINERS STRIKE BALLOT PAPER

Miners Vote AKA Miners Strike Ballot Paper (1920)

A ballot paper given to its members by the...

TERRIBLE COLLIERY DISASTER

Terrible Colliery Disaster (1930)

Awful pit explosion in Germany kills more than 250 people.

WHIPPET RACING  Dublin issue

Whippet Racing Dublin Issue (1941)

Coal miners racing Whippets, crowds and bookies watch.

MINERS' WIVES FOOTBALL FINAL & CUTS

Miners' Wives Football Final & Cuts (1926)

Women's football match between wives of striking miners.

PEACE HATH HER HEROES

Peace Hath Her Heroes (1927)

Welsh Colliery disaster: rescue teams emerge from pit.

FEELING THE PINCH

Feeling The Pinch (1921)

We are shown various effects of the coal strike including coal rationing and...

GETTING BACK TO WORK

Getting Back To Work (1921)

The miners strike is settled and we see the mines being prepared for work...

SCOTTISH COLLIERY DISASTER

Scottish Colliery Disaster (1922)

Mining disaster at the Stirling Coalfield, Scotland.

136 MINERS KILLED

136 Miners Killed (1925)

The flag at a Ruhr coalmine is flown at half mast in memory of 136 miners...

COAL BOARD TURNS TEACHER

Coal Board Turns Teacher (1948)

Men from continental Europe coming to England to work in mines.

ENTOMBED BOY SNATCHED FROM DEATH aka ENTOMBOS BOY

Entombed Boy Snatched From Death AKA Entombos Boy (1957)

Miners work round the clock to dig out a...

BELGIUM - COAL STRIKERS RIOT

Belgium - Coal Strikers Riot (1959)

Mine strikers in Belgium gather at idle pit-head for meeting.

THE WORLD WE SAW

The World We Saw (1947)

Good shots of coal miners in Northumberland working hard to beat production...

FRENCH MINERS STRIKE CONTINUES

French Miners Strike Continues (1963)

French miners continuing their strike.

 MINERS STRIKE - BETTESHANGER - KENT

Miners Strike - Betteshanger - Kent (1970-1979)

Deserted Betteshanger Colliery during miners' strike.

MODERN METHODS AT BEVERCOTES COLLIERY

Modern Methods At Bevercotes Colliery (1965)

Wagons being loaded with coal by modern methods at...

IDLE PIT HEADS DURING MINERS STRIKE

Idle Pit Heads During Miners Strike (1965)

Miners strike in Abercynon, Wales.

COAL MINING IN ARGENTINA

Coal Mining In Argentina (1969)

Argentine miners at work on the coal face at Rio Turbio.

SHINWELL WITH MINERS

Shinwell With Miners (1946)

Emanuel Shinwell addressing miners in colliery - probably on nationalisation...

MINESWEEPERS

Minesweepers (1947)

Miners at work in Stobswood colliery.

GOLD MINING METHODS

Gold Mining Methods (1961)

Methods of mining in South African town. Reel Two

NEW

New "Battle Of Arras" (1933)

Miners in France parade against unemployment and poor conditions.

FROM PIT TO OLYMPIA

From Pit To Olympia (1931)

Pit ponies are brought out of the mines to be shown at the International...

ETON V. MINERS AT BISHOP AUCKLAND

Eton V. Miners At Bishop Auckland (1937)

Unemployed miners from Durham beat Eton College boys at game...

CUTS / OUT TAKES for MINER DANCERS in G 1356

Cuts / Out Takes For Miner Dancers In G 1356 (1926)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for MINER DANCERS in G...

WELSH COLLIERY DISASTER

Welsh Colliery Disaster (1927)

Sorrowful scenes at the pit head in Monmouthshire.

UNEMPLOYED MINERS MARCH

Unemployed Miners March (1927)

Welsh miners march in solidarity.

72 MINER ATHLETES

72 Miner Athletes (1928)

Miner athletes compete in Cardiff's annual 8 mile race around the city.