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  • Short Summary

    The process of coal mining underground.

  • Description

    Location unspecified.

    Coal miners wearing helmets with lights on underground, one sets off an explosion. Miner winds up wire and walks along tunnel. He picks up pick axe, to chip at the side of the coal. CU Three miners crouching close together talking. The men start to pull away the coal using their pickaxes. The coal is thrown in chunks on to a moving conveyor belt. A new beam is put into position to secure the ceiling. Coal is shovelled on to a moving conveyor belt.

    Mute Col Neg

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3337.01
    Media URN:
    91896
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 4633 A

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