Outcrop coal is mined near Leeds and then the ground is used for planting crops. Yorkshire.
A montage shows coal mines, trains and ships highlighting the importance of coal in the war effort. Various shots of men prospecting for outcrop coal near Leeds. Various shots as it is mined and brought away from the coalface. Various shots as excavator shovels it away. A bulldozer levels the soil so it can be ploughed and replanted with crops. M/S of field full of wheat (?).