Open Cast Coal Mining Near Leeds 1947

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Temple Newsam, Nr Leeds, Yorkshire. Open cast coal mining

LS Pan of a field.

LS CU Cranes operating scoops which shovel the coal from a surface seam and load it onto lorries.

Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
41254
Sort Number:
47/080
Time in/Out:
01:49:53:00 / 01:50:30:00
Canister:
47/80
Film ID:
1191.30
Issue Date:
06/10/1947

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