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  • Description

    Full title reads: "LONE MINER STRIKES COAL".

    Aberkenfig, Glamorgan, South Wales.

    Close up shot of Enoch Lewis holding a lump of coal. Lewis and his miner colleague Ben (Len?) Hurley walking out of pit Rock Fawr Colliery, Tandu. Pan, Lewis' car travelling along hilly road. Close up shot of Lewis eating and driving.

    Mountain, pan down to mine working, pan down to Lewis walking up hill. Lewis looking at papers at home. Lewis turning papers over. Close up shot of Lewis, pan down to papers.

    Close up shot of Lewis opening gate of one man coal mine. Lewis entering coal mine. Lewis adjusting truck rails. Close up shot of hammering pin into rail. Close up shot of picking up piece of slate and hammering into pit wall. Close up shot of Lewis hewing coal. Loaded truck emerging from pit. Close up shot of Lewis writing 'At last' on side of truck. Close up shot of big lump of coal, pan up to Lewis' face.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46831
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1436.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:18:00 / 01:32:34:00
    Canister:
    48/71
    Sort Number:
    48/071
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Mining Disaster Britain's Secret Homes Enoch Lewis Mining in South Wales Mining in South Wales Point du Jour
  • Stills

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

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