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North Skelton Mine

A photograph of North Skelton Mine, taken in the 1960’s before the closure of the mine.

Image courtesy of George Pearson.

1 comment to North Skelton Mine

  • Danny Plews

    I worked for a while down this mine, firstly being a Sprog Boy and then within the mine driving a loco pulling the filled wagons from in-bye and bring empty ones back.
    I was on a wage, but the minors were paid by the wagon load, I got 4d after the 24th tub. You really earned it!
    Health and safety went out of the window, because we had to earn a living!

    Wild horses would NOT drag me down there again!

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