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Water flask, around 1920, used by coal miners to take water or tea underground.
Bank hall colliery support rules
Bank hall colliery support rules for coal headings sign.
U shaped sprag, used for braki
U shaped sprag, used for braking a coal tub down an incline, c. 1900
2x bars from model of German pit prop
2x bars from model of German pit prop, c.1940.
Model of GHH Werk Sterkrade te
Model of GHH Werk Sterkrade telescopic yielding friction prop with link bar, made by A. Schumann, c.1950.
Notice regarding passage between mine cars
Notice regarding passage between mine cars, about 1940
Plate, commemorating sixty yea
Plate, commemorating sixty years of Lancashire and North Staffordshire Miner's Convalescent Home, 1988
Electromagnet on wooden stand
Electromagnet on wooden stand for the opening of Protector Lamp and Lighting Co. Ltd oil safety lamps, c. 1930
Bickershaw Colliery time books day shift box
Empty rectangular wooden box, cream, with 'Time books day shift' painted in green on the front, 'Bickershaw' written on the back. Lid missing as indicated by screw holes on back where hinges were.
Velometer made by Metroplolita
Velometer made by Metroplolitan Vickers, with wooden case and attachments. Used to measure the speed of air flow.
Wrought iron ring and hook
Wrought iron ring and hook used in underground canals. c.1800, coal mining.
Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. Ltd tin
Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. Ltd tin of Beacon Brand CM snuff, in tin, 1977
Richard Johnson, Clapham & Mor
Richard Johnson, Clapham & Morris Ltd miner's safety lamp, c. 1910
National Coal Board Mines Resc
National Coal Board Mines Rescue Service 15 years service trophy awarded to T. Sherratt, 1975.
Haulage clip or couplling for
Haulage clip or couplling for endless ropeways, coal mining use
Collection of four coal miner'
Collection of four coal miner's tally sticks, 1740s, Wigan 4' seam.