Dosco Roadheader Barnburgh
Dosco Dintheader & Gerald Thicket
No.6 winder & Ken Jackson Foreman Fitter
Cat & Man Barnburgh
Dosco Roadheader Barnburgh Pit Yard
Thanks to G.Thicket for next four photos
Barnburgh pit Car Park Febuary 2013
cat&man 2013 L.Hirst
5th March 1985
After a year’s long strike the Barnburgh miners return to work standing at the end of the pit lane with their Union banner. Thanks to G Thicket for this photo
28 years later and virtually no signs that the Pit ever existed, what once was a hive of activity as the pit went about it daily routine is now a Country Park.
MANY THANKS TO PETER HANMER& RON JAMES FOR EXTRACTING THESE PAGES FROM A N.C.B BOOKLET THAT BELONGED TO PETERS FATHER CHARLIE HANMER, WHO WAS THE MECHANICAL ENGINEER@BARNBURGH COLLIERY.