Coal mine exterior: Blantyre Colliery near Glasgow

#Picture Number ST164

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the exterior of a coal mine: No 3 pit, Blantyre Colliery, near Glasgow. Railway trucks are loaded with coal and pit props. Here in 1877 207 miners, including a boy of 11, were killed by an explosion caused by firedamp, leaving 92 widows and 250 fatherless children.


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