Item title reads - A lucky escape. Pit head collapses swallowing up winding gear, many coal wagons, etc. fortunately, no one was even hurt. Glasgow, Scotland.
M/S of the collapsed mine workings, the camera pans down to wagons hanging from the wreckage. M/S as the camera pans down to more wagons,...
A strike in the South Wales coal field brings mining to a halt.
Out of work miners try to gather fuel for their homes from colliery slag heaps.
Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the newly nationalised coal mines.
Navy workers take over the work during the coal strike of 1921.
Boats in the dock and empty coal wharfs show the effects of the coal strike in Ireland.
Footage of miners at work.
The process of coal mining underground.