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COLLIERY DISASTER

Colliery Disaster (1925)

Footage of miners at Pendleton Colliery in Lancashire where 8 were killed in...

A BIG PULL

A Big Pull (1933)

Item showing how the Canadian Mines Department check ropes for safety.

KILLER MINEFIELD CLEARED

Killer Minefield Cleared (1953)

At Trimingham, Norfolk, troops blow up mines along a four mile stretch...

Selected Originals - KILLER MINEFIELD CLEARED

Selected Originals - Killer Minefield Cleared (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Killer...

THIRTEEN CLOCK

Thirteen Clock (1940)

A colliery clock strikes thirteen instead of one at Walkden in Lancashire.

FRANCE TRAINS AIRBORNE FROGMEN aka AIRBORNE FROGMAN

France Trains Airborne Frogmen AKA Airborne Frogman (1955)

French army airborne frogmen on...

RUSSIAN COAL MINE

Russian Coal Mine (1942)

Soviet miners work extra hard to supply coal for their troops fighting the...

ASBESTOS STRIKE

Asbestos Strike (1949)

Police break up strikers in an asbestos mining town in Quebec.

MINE DISPUTE IN RHONDDA MARCH

Mine Dispute In Rhondda March (1944)

Miners leave hall after strike meeting, miners playing darts and ...

OPEN CAST MINING

Open Cast Mining (1947)

Item showing open cast mining at Temple Newsam near Leeds, Yorkshire.

GENERAL CLAY AND ROBERTSON IN RUHR

General Clay And Robertson In Ruhr (1948)

General Lucius Clay and Brian Robertson on visit to the...

END OF FRENCH COAL STRIKE

End Of French Coal Strike (1948)

Coal miners return to work at end of strike - Monceau-les-Mines,...

5 MINUTE TOWN STRIKE

5 Minute Town Strike (1948)

Workers stop for 5 minutes to state their demands. Czechoslovakia.

SALT MINE

Salt Mine (1948)

Item showing men working in Meadow Bank salt mine. Winsford, Cheshire.

SALT MINE

Salt Mine (1948)

Men at work in Meadow Bank salt mine. Winsford, Cheshire.

MINING AT JOHANNESBURG FOR GOLD AND URANIUM

Mining At Johannesburg For Gold And Uranium (1950)

Miners at work drilling, gold bar being weighed,...

FRENCH COAL STRIKE

French Coal Strike (1963)

Miners striking in France - idle mines.

LANDSLIDE THREATENS SEVERAL VILLAGES

Landslide Threatens Several Villages (1959)

Landslide threatens several villages in France.

US AMBASSADOR VISITS COAL MINE

Us Ambassador Visits Coal Mine (1957)

American Ambassador Whitney visits coal mine and coke works in...

SOUTH AFRICAN MINING DISASTER

South African Mining Disaster (1960)

Main shaft of colliery, Africans wrapped in blankets.

ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE - Colour

English Countryside - Colour (1972)

Scenic footage of the mining area - Colour.

TOWN COMES TO LIFE AFTER LONG STRIKE

Town Comes To Life After Long Strike (1965)

Australian mining town regenerated after months of...

OPEN CAST MINING FOR ZINC AND LEAD - CANADA

Open Cast Mining For Zinc And Lead - Canada (1967)

Explosions blast rock, rock arrives at factory,...

GOLD MINING IN JOHANNESBURG

Gold Mining In Johannesburg (1969)

Gold and diamond mining in Johannesburg, South Africa.

COAL MINES SUNDERLAND

Coal Mines Sunderland (1950-1969)

Shots of collieries in Sunderland.

TROOPS TRAIN FOR MINING AND BOMB ATTACKS, 1915

Troops Train For Mining And Bomb Attacks, 1915 (1915)

Troops in training - bomb attacks.

STRIKE IN THE RUHR AREA

Strike In The Ruhr Area (1955)

Nearly a million German workers bring German industry to a standstill.

 GOLD RUSH IN SOUTH AFRICA

Gold Rush In South Africa (1920-1929)

Men rush to stake claims on land where they believe gold can be...

 CAPTURED  SUBMARINE MINE LAYER

Captured Submarine Mine Layer (1914-1918)

Captured submarine on River Thames at Temple Pier, London.

SILVER MINING IN ONTARIO

Silver Mining In Ontario (1925)

Various shots of silver being mined - all processes are featured from...

GOLD!  FROM WALES

Gold! From Wales (1933)

Interior and exterior of a gold mine near Dolgelley in Wales. ...

VISCOUNT CHELMSFORD

Viscount Chelmsford (1923)

Viscount Chelmsford opens a convalescent home for Welsh miners at Pontyclum.

ONE-MAN COAL MINE

One-Man Coal Mine (1947)

Bram Pashley runs his own small coal mine at his home in Wakefield, Yorkshire.

INDOOR COAL MINE aka UPSTAIRS COAL MINE

Indoor Coal Mine AKA Upstairs Coal Mine (1948)

Converted warehouse in South Wales is model coal pit...

CUTS / OUT TAKES FROM CP 381 - SEAL EXERCISER, ISA MIRANDA aka LAMP ARTIST and...

Cuts / Out Takes From Cp 381 - Seal Exerciser, Isa Miranda AKA Lamp Artist And... (1962)

Out...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 468 - RACING BUS-DRIVER, DONKEY FARM, FENCE OF WHEELS...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 468 - Racing Bus-Driver, Donkey Farm, Fence Of Wheels... (1963)

Out...

AFTERMATH!

Aftermath! (1932)

German naval mine sweepers at work destroying old mines still floating about after WW I.

MINE DISASTER IN WALES

Mine Disaster In Wales (1934)

Terrible Colliery disaster since the war happened at Gresford near...

THE MARBLE MEN

The Marble Men (1929)

A marble quarry is featured - men at work breaking up the stone.

THE SALT OF THE EARTH

The Salt Of The Earth (1936)

Visitors to the Austrian Tyrol take a tour of the salt mines, where they...

KING COAL!

King Coal! (1940)

Good shots of workers in a new Italian coal mine near Trieste.

SALT CELLARS!

Salt Cellars! (1931)

Salt mines in Cheshire - brine is extracted and dried out to produce salt.

TROOPSHIP MINED

Troopship Mined (1943)

Troopship 'President Coolidge' stroke mine and sunk off the coast of South Sea...

ANTI-MINE WELLINGTONS

Anti-Mine Wellingtons (1943)

Wellington bombers fitted with devices which can explode sea bombs from...

MR. SHINWELL WITH THE MINERS

Mr. Shinwell With The Miners (1945)

Minister of Fuel and Power Mr Shinwell visits Abercynon Colliery...

AIR AGE DAWNING

Air Age Dawning (1926)

Aviation pioneer, Mr. Mines, (unsuccessfully) tests out his self-made wings on...

MARKHAM PIT DISASTER

Markham Pit Disaster (1938)

People wait for news of relatives after an explosion at Markham Pit.

TINSTONE - HOW IT IS OBTAINED IN A CORNISH MINE

Tinstone - How It Is Obtained In A Cornish Mine (1933)

Good shots of processes involved in tin...

RUHR MINE EXPLOSION TRAPS 550

Ruhr Mine Explosion Traps 550 (1946)

Mining disaster in Germany; only 70 miners are rescued, 11 of...

ITALIAN SHIP MINED

Italian Ship Mined (1939)

Footage of Italian cargo ship damaged by German mine.