This account is about the closing of Ellington Colliery as a result of flooding of a working coal face from adjacent abandoned workings, and the risks involved in extracting alternative reserves. It was the last major mine in the once globally important Great Northern Coalfield, which, for over 1, 000 years, provided fuel and employment and consolidated communities and created a unique regional culture.Mining Collections at Beamish Museum Aidan Doyle ... These interviews are included in the oral testimony collection. a#39;Homea#39;. interiors. The displays are intended to tell stories of fictional archetypes, narrating typical home circumstances of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Great Northern Coalfield|
|Publisher||:||Northumbria University Press - 2005|