Miners at work in Stobswood colliery.
Stobswood Colliery, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Scenes at Stobswood colliery. CU. Head shots of two miners. One is the colliery manager who is asking a miner what he thinks of his job (natural sound) but they are both dressed in mining kit. MS. The manager chatting to another miner. They discuss the weekly target. CU. Head and shoulders of a young miner talking. More shots of the miners talking about breaking targets.
Various long shots of the exterior, surface view of the colliery and surroundings.
CU. Coal moving along a conveyor belt. Various close up shots of the miners at work. Young miner talking into camera - natural sound. More shots of the miners working and talking into camera.
Information found in the old record: Comb.Neg. - Cuts 47/92. Natural sound only.
Cataloguer's note - very good footage of the miners at work, quite claustrophobic.