• Short Summary

    Pit disaster at Cresswell Colliery leaves eighty coal miners dead

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Derbyshire: Bolsover: Cresswell: Cresswell Colliery:
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    COAL 80 die in Creswell Pit Disaster thro' asphyxiation relatives read notice of pit closing..sandbags filled rescuers load them onto trucks.

    CRESWELL Pit Diaster rescue worker go down to help those trapped Sandbags filled and loaded onto trucks...80 die

    MINERS AND MINING 80 miners die in Creswell pit disaster..relatives read notice saying pit is sealed...Sandbags filled and loaded loaded onto trucks

    North Derbyshire, mine, coalminers, collapse, casualties, news, news reel, Derbyshire-Nottinghamshire border, mining, mining community, labour
    Background: Pit disaster at Cresswell Colliery leaves eighty coal miners dead

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8PWHM9WT1YRTYDOB3QP7YC0O6
    Media URN:
    VLVA8PWHM9WT1YRTYDOB3QP7YC0O6
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1950
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:14:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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