Sites and Monument Record: Kinneil Colliery (SMR 1730)
A super-pit created in the wake of the Second World War by the NCB. Closed 1982.
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peak production of coal was in 1960 at 3,000 tons per day from a workforce of 1,268.
In 1965 the connection was made under the Forth with Valleyfield Colliery of Fife.
The colliery closed on 14 December 1982, largely due to geological faults.