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    Full title reads: "New Cumnock. 128 Trapped In Pit Disaster".

    Knockshinnoch Colliery, Ayrshire, Scotland.

    GV Aerial view of old mine. GV Aerial view hole in field. MV People waiting around old mine. MV Relatives waiting at pit head. SV Truck emerging from shaft. SV Trucks come to stop. Rescue party jump out.

    Diagram - pointer travels down new shaft and along workings to where men are trapped, then moves to subsidence travels down to blockage in working and then moves to old working shaft and moves backwards and forwards where rescue men have to dig.

    GV Men fitting up conveyor belt to hole. CU Hole showing material dumped there. CU Pan hole showing material dumped there. SV Fire pump pumping out the stream. CU Nozzles of pipes in stream. GV Hole showing safety fence. Colliery in background. SV Three women looking over colliery wall. MV Men manhandling fan. MV People looking on. SV Rescue men waiting for truck. MV Salvation Army personnel serving tea. SV Three women waiting. MV People waiting. VS Rescue party resting with air tanks on backs.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48445
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1484.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:52:00 / 01:25:07:00
    Canister:
    50/73
    Sort Number:
    50/073
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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