A rescue party attempts to reach trapped miners after a pit disaster in Falkirk.
Item title reads - Terrible pit disaster. Affecting scenes at pit head whilst heroic rescue party ceaselessly endeavour to reach entombed comrades. Falkirk, Scotland.
The camera pans across the crowds waiting at the pit. M/S as a line of miners walk up to the top and survey the scene. M/S as a group of men turn handles, possibly of a pump, in the rain. M/S as a woman and two children walk by, men tie ropes together in the background and others stand around waiting.