Coal mines yorkshire history

coal mines yorkshire history

Yorkshire Miners 1982. Highgate Colliery. Goldthorpe. | see

When British Coal Was King - BBC Mining Part 1 | see

Kellingley Colliery: Britain's last coal mine closes | see

Coal Mining In Yorkshire, 1970s - Film 7517 | see

The Price of Coal - Part 1 | see

Coal Mines: A Dangerous Way To Make Money - History Documentary Films | see

The Long Lost Hidden Coal Mines of Barnsley by Dave Cherry | see

Goldthorpe Colliery 1992 | see

The long lost hidden coal mines of Barnsley Part Two by Dave Cherry | see

One-Man Coal Mine (1947) | see


Grimethorpe a Pit Village.wmv | see

History Of The Worsbrough Railways By Dave Cherry and Ryan Cherry | see

Mining News in Durham, Yorkshire, Northumberland, 1960's - Film 7332 | see

Cortonwood colliery being demolished by Dave Cherry. | see

Durham Coal Miners BBC Documentary | see

South Yorkshire colliery in old postcards | see

Open Cast Mining (1947) | see

Drift mine at National Mining Museum, Yorkshire. | see

Yorkshire Coal Crisis (1919) | see

Open Cast Coal Mining Near Leeds (1947) | see

The Miners Strike - 1984 | see

Miners' strike - 30 years since the pit crisis of 1984 | see

Miners strike (channel 4 Coal not Dole) | see

The Last Miners (Pt 2) | see

Coal mining in the U.K. 1950's. Archive film 92654 | see


Unexpected rebirth of coal mines | see

The Price of Coal - Part 2 | see

coal mine bentley pit doncaster underground bentley colliery | see

Coal Mining Trainees Report And British Coal In Italy (1944) | see

DEAD BODY SCARE at Abandoned Coal Mine | see

National Coal Mining Museum for England Overton Wakefield | see

1980s Silverwood Colliery Promotional Film | see

Abandoned Coal Mine - Colliery Pit Head Workings | see

Yorkshire Men, pit talk is pit talk | see

Mining News, 1960's - Film 33756 | see

Rossington mining village in West Yorkshire, 1960. Archive Film 91243 | see

King And Queen Visit Coal Mine (1944) | see

National Coal Mining Museum for Engand, Yorkshire, Muzeum Górnictwa, Polish Community in Doncaster | see

Britain’s last deep-cast coal mine shuts down | see

visiting SANTA underground COAL MINING MUSEUM WAKEFIELD | see

Caphouse Colliery Cage Descent | see

Frickley Colliery Documentary | see

Newton Chambers and Co., Rockingham Colliery, Birdwell, South Yorkshire | see

Hydrodemolition at Thoresby Coal Mine | see

Miners last day as Britain's last deep-coal pit Kellingley Colliery closes | see

Coal Mining, 1970's - Film 33761 | see

The national coal mining museum | see

Coal stock

Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.


Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.