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Quakerhouse Colliery was a private mine using the traditional pillar and stall method of working, where coal was left in to support the roof. c1974

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Keywords:ashton-in-makerfield, coal mining, coal-mining, coalmining, lancashire, pillar and stall, quakerhouse colliery, wigan

HRS 1468 Filling tub at coalface, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1468 Filling tub at coalface, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1470 Pit incline Quakerhouse Colliery, Ashton in Makerfield 1970

HRS 1470 Pit incline Quakerhouse Colliery, Ashton in Makerfield 1970

HRS 1471 Air operated winch Quakerhouse Pit Ashton in Makerfield

HRS 1471 Air operated winch Quakerhouse Pit Ashton in Makerfield

HRS 1472 Men on surface Quakerhouse Pit, Ashton in Makerfield c1973

HRS 1472 Men on surface Quakerhouse Pit, Ashton in Makerfield c1973

HRS 1473 Siskol cutter in stall, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1473 Siskol cutter in stall, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1474 Stemming a hole in face, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1474 Stemming a hole in face, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1475 Tub on road, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1475 Tub on road, Quakerhouse Pit 1970s

HRS 1476 Quakerhouse Colliery, Ashton in Makerfield 1970

HRS 1476 Quakerhouse Colliery, Ashton in Makerfield 1970