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Colliery Photos
 
 
 
 
This is a selection of our Local Colliery photos, if you have any photos that we could use please contact us.
 
 
Newmarket pit wheel - The wheel was 17 feet in diameter
Photo courtesy of Dave Heaton
 
 
Newmarket wagon repair shop - One of the men could be Syd Heaton
Photo courtesy of Dave Heaton
 
 
Newmarket Colliery 1973
 
 
Newmarket Colliery 1983, photo courtesy of John Shaw
 
 
Newmarket Colliery 1983, photo courtesy of John Shaw
 
 
Lofthouse Colliery 1981, photo courtesy of John Shaw
 
 
Lingwell Nook Lane pit stacks (from Lofthouse Colliery) 1950s
Known locally as "The Alps" these were later moved during the construction of the M1
Photo courtesy of James Leathley
 
 
Wakefield to Leeds line, with Lofthouse Colliery in the background 1950s
Photo courtesy of James Leathley
 
 
Wakefield to Leeds line at Lofthouse Colliery 1950s, a young James Leathley is to the right of the photo
Photo courtesy of James Leathley
 
 
Lofthouse Colliery
 
 
Lofthouse Colliery
 
 
Parkhill 1910
 
 
Lofthouse 1905
 
 
Newmarket
 
 
 
More Colliery Photos
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Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Photos most likely taken around 1969 probably in the Beeston seam, information courtesy of Franklin Laver
Newmarket Colliery
Photos most likely taken around 1969 probably in the Beeston seam, information courtesy of Franklin Laver
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Photos most likely taken around 1969 probably in the Beeston seam, information courtesy of Franklin Laver
Newmarket Colliery
Photos most likely taken around 1969 probably in the Beeston seam, information courtesy of Franklin Laver
Newmarket Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
The Loco Baker. Photo dated 13/5/61 Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Loco Ninteen Fifty Four. Photo dated 1961 Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Parkhill Colliery Postcard
Postcard of the 1919 surface fire Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Parkhill Colliery Postcard
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Surface before reconstruction Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Underground view Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Working Underground Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Surface during reconstruction Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Colliery View Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Surface before reconstruction Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
 
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Early 1900s
Lofthouse Colliery
1970s
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
1970s
Lofthouse Colliery
1970s
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
1970s
Lofthouse Colliery
The Loco Baker, taken around 1900
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Tub fillers
Newmarket Colliery
Colliery Offices
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
1932
Newmarket Colliery
1960s
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
1960s
Newmarket Colliery
Colliery Manager Mr Fox (stood behind boy at front) Civil defence group 1941
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Newmarket Colliery
Locomotive photo
Newmarket Colliery
Loading the coal wagons 1970s
Newmarket Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
1983
Parkhill Colliery
1920s
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
1920s
Parkhill Colliery
1920s
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
View from Eastmoor 1950s
Parkhill Colliery
The day the pit ponies retired 1972
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
Parkhill Colliery
Joiners shop 1960s
Newton Lane Colliery
1890s. this pit was the start of the tram road running to Stanley Ferry
Newton Lane Colliery
Ferry Lane Colliery
Ferry Lane Colliery
1890s, this pit was only worked for 25 years due to the amount of water in the workings. this photos shows the head gear being taken off the site
Newmarket Colliery
View down face line showing walking chocks and armoured face conveyor
Newmarket Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Pit head baths
Parkhill Colliery
The day the pit ponies retired 1972
Parkhill Colliery
Lofthouse Collery
Lofthouse Collery
Class 47 on the 'Up Line' passing Lofthouse Colliery, now the site of Outwood Station, the train is 10.30 pullman to Kings Cross. The photograph was taken with a small polaroid camera Photo from the collection of Michael kaye
Lofthouse Colliery
Lamp room
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Taken around time of closure
Lofthouse Colliery
Taken around time of closure Photo from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
1877 - 1981 photo. Supplied by Alicia Simpson
Steam Locomotive 102 Cathryn
Worked at Newmarket between 1944 and 1969 , then used at Saint Johns and Parkhill until 1977. Now stored at the South Yorkshire Preservation Society.
Steam Locomotive 102 Cathryn
Parkhill Pit Check
Parkhill Pit Check
Newmarket Pit Check
Newmarket Pit Check
Newmarket Pit Checks
Newmarket Pit Checks
JJ Charlesworths ( pre 1947)
Newmarket Pit Checks
Surface and haulage from the collection of Pete Harrison
Newmarket Pit Checks
Newmarket Pit Checks
Newmarket Pit Checks
Bywork and getting from the collection of Pete Harrison
Victoria Collierys Pit Check
The Victoria Colliery Checks are very rare from the collection of Pete Harrison
Victoria Collierys Pit Check
Lofthouse Colliery
Lofthouse Colliery
Pit Checks from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Pit Checks from the collection of Pete Harrison
Lofthouse Colliery
Parkhill
Parkhill
Pit Check from the collection of Pete Harrison
Parkhill
Pit Check from the collection of Pete Harrison
Parkhill
Parkhill
Parkhill
Pit Check from the collection of Pete Harrison