Craigend Colliery

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1914
Description
View of the redeveloped colliery. On the left is the winding gear above the pit shaft and the twin chimneys of the boiler house. The screening plant is in the middle and on the right are the coke ovens with sidings in front.
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Maker
Production date
Circa 1914
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Subject notes
The screening plant is where the coal was sorted by size and dirt removed. Coke ovens were important because blast furnaces were operating at higher pressures, necessitating greater coke supplies.
Accession number
P17287

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