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The Lancashire Mines Rescue Station at Boothstown is extremely important in the history of coalmining in the north west of England. It served as a training and rescue centre for those working in the coalmining industry. Heritage Photo Archive agreed to preserve the photos in the current gallery, to recount an important former industry.

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Boothstown, Mines Rescue Station Arthur Cunliffe

Boothstown, Mines Rescue Station Arthur Cunliffe

Mines Rescue Service Badge

Mines Rescue Service Badge

New Mines Rescue Van 1954

New Mines Rescue Van 1954

JackFairhurst

JackFairhurst

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station - training tunnel.

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station - training tunnel.

Francis H Wilson

Francis H Wilson

Mobile Winder

Mobile Winder

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station, No 2 training tunnel

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station, No 2 training tunnel

TeamWalking

TeamWalking

Lancashire & Cheshire Coal Owners' Certificate

Lancashire & Cheshire Coal Owners' Certificate

Boothstown Mines Rescue Permenent Corps 1955

Boothstown Mines Rescue Permenent Corps 1955

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station

Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Owners' Rescue Station

Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Owners' Rescue Station

Mines RescueTrainees from Burnley area

Mines RescueTrainees from Burnley area

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station - sketch

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station - sketch

Howebridge Mines Rescue Station

Howebridge Mines Rescue Station