Four of the seven coal miners rescued from Hickleton Main Colliery, Doncaster

Made:
1960-10-12 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
and
Unknown
and

Four of the seven coal miners rescued from Hickleton Main Colliery, Doncaster A photograph of four miners rescued from Hickleton Main Colliery, Doncaster

A photograph of four miners rescued from Hickleton Main Colliery, Doncaster, taken in October 1960 by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald.

The men were from a group of seven miners who had been trapped for eighteen hours half a mile below ground by a rock fall. Fifty rescuers had been called in to save the men.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/12818
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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