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Background imageMine Collection: Lea Hall Colliery and Rugeley A Power Station, Staffordshire, 1963

Lea Hall Colliery and Rugeley A Power Station, Staffordshire, 1963. Lea Hall was the first colliery planned and sunk by the National Coal Board (NCB) and work began in 1954

Background imageMine Collection: Wath Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1956. Artist

Wath Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1956. Artist
Wath Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1956. The pit was originally sunk in 1876 to a depth of 382 yards

Background imageMine Collection: Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1961

Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1961. A general view of the colliery taken during refurbishment work in 1961

Background imageMine Collection: Frickley Colliery, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, 1965. Artist: Michael Walters

Frickley Colliery, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, 1965. Artist: Michael Walters
Frickley Colliery, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, 1965. With its shaft sunk in 1905, Frickley Colliery in the village of South Elmsall, West Yorkshire

Background imageMine Collection: Underground scene in a coal mine in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area of England, 1823

Underground scene in a coal mine in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area of England, 1823. Miners hewing coal and carrying away in corves (baskets). From Scenes of British Wealth by the Rev Isaac Taylor

Background imageMine Collection: Queen Mary visiting a Welsh colliery, 1935

Queen Mary visiting a Welsh colliery, 1935. A print from King Emperors Jubilee, 1910-1935, by FGH Salusbury, Daily Express Publications, London, 1935

Background imageMine Collection: Interior of a coal mine, 1862

Interior of a coal mine, 1862. Underground scene in a mine, showing a miner winning coal, while a wagon full of coal is being hauled along rails to the bottom of the pit shaft by a pony

Background imageMine Collection: Chisholm mine rescue device, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Chisholm mine rescue device, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Chisholm mine rescue device, between c1910 and c1915. Shows a mine rescue device possibly related to the work of K.H. Chisholm, a US Bureau of Mines inspector who dealt with mine safety issues.

Background imageMine Collection: The Sutherlandshire Gold Diggings: Kildonan Burn, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Sutherlandshire Gold Diggings: Kildonan Burn, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Sutherlandshire Gold Diggings: Kildonan Burn, [in Scotland], 1869. 'The scientific results of the operations, so far as they have been carried on, are slight

Background imageMine Collection: The Sutherlandshire Gold Diggings: Baile 'N Oir, Kildonan, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Sutherlandshire Gold Diggings: Baile 'N Oir, Kildonan, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Sutherlandshire Gold Diggings: Baile 'N Oir, Kildonan, [in Scotland], 1869. View of a '...townships of huts and tents...Shops containing bread, bacon, corned beef, groceries of all kinds, spades

Background imageMine Collection: Cardiff mine disaster, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Cardiff mine disaster, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Cardiff mine disaster, 1913. Shows the Sengenydd Colliery Disaster, Sengenydd, Wales. 439 men died in an explosion or from being trapped in the damaged shafts on 14 October 1913.

Background imageMine Collection: Real del Monte, Mexico, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Real del Monte, Mexico, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Real del Monte, Mexico, 1868. 'After the independence of Mexico had been acknowledged by Great Britain, an English company was formed to work the mines

Background imageMine Collection: Conveying silver from the mines to Mexico, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Conveying silver from the mines to Mexico, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Conveying silver from the mines [of Real del Monte] to Mexico [City], 1868. 'After the independence of Mexico had been acknowledged by Great Britain

Background imageMine Collection: Oxygen helmets in mine rescues, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Oxygen helmets in mine rescues, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Oxygen helmets in mine rescues, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageMine Collection: Mine rescuer, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mine rescuer, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mine rescuer, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageMine Collection: Washing brown iron ore at the Shilovskii mine seven versts from the village of Makarovo, 1912

Washing brown iron ore at the Shilovskii mine seven versts from the village of Makarovo, 1912

Background imageMine Collection: Nova Scotian Goldfields: horizontal formation of auriferous quartz at Laidlaw's Farm, 1862

Nova Scotian Goldfields: horizontal formation of auriferous quartz at Laidlaw's Farm, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Nova Scotian Goldfields: horizontal formation of auriferous quartz at Laidlaw's Farm, [Canada], 1862. Engraving of a photograph by Captain W. D. Tompson, of the 17th Regiment

Background imageMine Collection: Nova Scotian Goldfields: Laidlaw's Farm, near Halifax, 1862. Creator: Smyth

Nova Scotian Goldfields: Laidlaw's Farm, near Halifax, 1862. Creator: Smyth
Nova Scotian Goldfields: Laidlaw's Farm, near Halifax, [Canada], 1862. Engraving of a photograph by Captain W. D. Tompson, of the 17th Regiment

Background imageMine Collection: Work at the Bakalskii mine, 1910. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky

Work at the Bakalskii mine, 1910. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Work at the Bakalskii mine, 1910. A family, with shovels and horse-drawn carts, working at the iron mines in the Bakaly hills

Background imageMine Collection: Descent into the Anzherskaya mine, 1911. Creator: Kozlov

Descent into the Anzherskaya mine, 1911. Creator: Kozlov
Descent into the Anzherskaya mine, 1911. From a collection of documents and photographs from more than thirty participants of the Russian Civil War in the Kuzbass

Background imageMine Collection: Horses at the slaughter, 1911. Creator: Kozlov

Horses at the slaughter, 1911. Creator: Kozlov
Horses at the slaughter, 1911. From a collection of documents and photographs from more than thirty participants of the Russian Civil War in the Kuzbass

Background imageMine Collection: Bremsberg from below, 1911. Creator: Kozlov

Bremsberg from below, 1911. Creator: Kozlov
Bremsberg from below, 1911. From a collection of documents and photographs from more than thirty participants of the Russian Civil War in the Kuzbass

Background imageMine Collection: Anvil Creek gold mine, 1916. Creator: Lomen Brothers

Anvil Creek gold mine, 1916. Creator: Lomen Brothers
Anvil Creek gold mine, 1916

Background imageMine Collection: Cable railway from the Tiazhelyi mine, 1910. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky

Cable railway from the Tiazhelyi mine, 1910. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Cable railway from the Tiazhelyi mine, 1910

Background imageMine Collection: Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute During a Trip to the Ashio-Niko Copper

Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute During a Trip to the Ashio-Niko Copper, ...1922 Creator: Unknown
Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute On the Deck of a Ship During a Trip to the Ashio-Niko Copper Mine in Japan, Spring 1922

Background imageMine Collection: Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov with Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute...Japan

Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov with Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute...Japan, 1922. Creator: Unknown
Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov with Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute During a Trip to the Ashio-Niko Copper Mine in Japan, Spring 1922

Background imageMine Collection: Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov with Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute...Japan

Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov with Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute...Japan, 1922. Creator: Unknown
Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov with Senior Students of Vladivostok Polytechnic Institute During a Trip to the Ashio-Niko Mine in Japan, Spring 1922

Background imageMine Collection: Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov by the Chute of an Exploratory Mine, 1920-1929. Creator: Unknown

Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov by the Chute of an Exploratory Mine, 1920-1929. Creator: Unknown
Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov by the Chute of an Exploratory Mine, 1920-1929. From the family archive of prominent geologist Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov (1884-1938)

Background imageMine Collection: Star of the East Gold Mine, Ballarat, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Star of the East Gold Mine, Ballarat, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Star of the East Gold Mine, Ballarat, 1901. Ballarat on the Yarrowee River in the Central Highlands of Victoria, was transformed during the Victorian gold rush. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageMine Collection: Royal Proclamation of King Charles III, 1780, privileges of the Crown to the vassals

Royal Proclamation of King Charles III, 1780, privileges of the Crown to the vassals engaged in the farming and coal mining, developed by Antonio Fernandez

Background imageMine Collection: Miners of the Hartz; From Alsace to the Hartz, 1875. Creator: Unknown

Miners of the Hartz; From Alsace to the Hartz, 1875. Creator: Unknown
Miners of the Hartz; From Alsace to the Hartz, 1875. From Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London] and Galpin

Background imageMine Collection: Sado Province, The Goldmines, 1853. Creator: Ando Hiroshige

Sado Province, The Goldmines, 1853. Creator: Ando Hiroshige
Sado Province, The Goldmines, 1853

Background imageMine Collection: 'The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz', 1860. Creator: Pearson. 'The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz'

"The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz", 1860. Creator: Pearson. "The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz"
"The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz", 1860. Illustration from a "gift-book" by A. S. M. [Macmillan and Co.] The pictorial illustrations...are executed by L.C.H...in

Background imageMine Collection: Copper mine or quarry, near Montreal, Canada - from a sketch by our special artist... 1860

Copper mine or quarry, near Montreal, Canada - from a sketch by our special artist... 1860. Creator: Unknown
Copper mine or quarry, near Montreal, Canada - from a sketch by our special artist, G. A. Andrews, 1860. Excitement due to the...discovery of an immense deposit of copper ore in the hillside near

Background imageMine Collection: A bord des sous-marins allemands; Embarquement de mines et torpilles avant le depart pour... 1918

A bord des sous-marins allemands; Embarquement de mines et torpilles avant le depart pour... 1918. Creator: Unknown
A bord des sous-marins allemands; Embarquement de mines et torpilles avant le depart pour une expedition, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration

Background imageMine Collection: A bord des sous-marins allemands; Embarquement de mines et torpilles avant le depart... 1918

A bord des sous-marins allemands; Embarquement de mines et torpilles avant le depart... 1918. Creator: Unknown
A bord des sous-marins allemands; Embarquement de mines et torpilles avant le depart pour une expedition, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration

Background imageMine Collection: Hoisting ore & lowering miners, Lead Homestake Mine, between 1900 and 1910. Creator: William H

Hoisting ore & lowering miners, Lead Homestake Mine, between 1900 and 1910. Creator: William H. Jackson
Hoisting ore & lowering miners, Lead Homestake Mine, between 1900 and 1910

Background imageMine Collection: Diamond Mine, Kimberley, c1900. Creator: Will B. Robinson

Diamond Mine, Kimberley, c1900. Creator: Will B. Robinson
Diamond Mine, Kimberley, c1900. South Africa. Illustration from a photograph. From "Cassell's History of England, Vol. IX"

Background imageMine Collection: Building the pithead, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet

Building the pithead, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet
Building the pithead, 1832, (1833). Construction de la descente de Fosse'. Soldiers with baskets and wooden beams in a nocturnal hilly landscape

Background imageMine Collection: Soldiers at a mineshaft, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet

Soldiers at a mineshaft, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet
Soldiers at a mineshaft, 1832, (1833). Communication de la descente de Fosse'. Soldiers making a fire. On the right in the foreground a large basket (gabion)

Background imageMine Collection: Lighting a mortar in an armoured battery, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet

Lighting a mortar in an armoured battery, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet
Lighting a mortar in an armoured battery, 1832, (1833). Batterie de mortiers blindee - Etabli sur la Courtine qui joint le Bastion de Tolede au Bastion Pacioto'

Background imageMine Collection: The Lund Hill Colliery Explosion: Mouth of the Downcast Shaft, 1857. Creator: Unknown

The Lund Hill Colliery Explosion: Mouth of the Downcast Shaft, 1857. Creator: Unknown
The Lund Hill Colliery Explosion: Mouth of the Downcast Shaft, 1857. Preparations to recover bodies after mining disaster in Barnsley

Background imageMine Collection: Iron Mines, Ironwood, Mich. between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown

Iron Mines, Ironwood, Mich. between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown
Iron Mines, Ironwood, Mich. between 1880 and 1899

Background imageMine Collection: Gallery in Falun Copper Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom

Gallery in Falun Copper Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom
Gallery in Falun Copper Mine, c18th century

Background imageMine Collection: Falun Copper Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom

Falun Copper Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom
Falun Copper Mine, c18th century

Background imageMine Collection: Copper Foundry at the Falun Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom

Copper Foundry at the Falun Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom
Copper Foundry at the Falun Mine, c18th century

Background imageMine Collection: 'Falcon Steps' at the Falun Copper Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom

"Falcon Steps" at the Falun Copper Mine, c18th century. Creator: Per Hillestrom
"Falcon Steps" at the Falun Copper Mine, c18th century

Background imageMine Collection: Michigan School of Mines, Haughton (i.e. Houghton), Mich. c1906. Creator: Unknown

Michigan School of Mines, Haughton (i.e. Houghton), Mich. c1906. Creator: Unknown
Michigan School of Mines, Haughton (i.e. Houghton), Mich. c1906



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