Haswell Colliery miners Co Durham early 1900
Also known as Brandling Main, Felling Colliery was one of the oldest coal mines in the region - dating back to 1779. There was a disaster at the colliery on 25th May 1812 when over 90 miners were killed by a violent explosion that was heard from as far away as Sunderland.
John Pit, Felling Colliery c 1890
Addison Colliery near Ryton and the screening belts c 1931