Coal mining in Salford
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Coal mining in Salford a photographic record. by Geoff Preece

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Published by City of Salford Cultural Services in Salford .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL17288208M
ISBN 100901952125

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  Coal Mining in Lancashire & Cheshire and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. He was a Curator at the Lancashire Mining Museum, Salford from until its closure in He qualified as an archivist at Liverpool University in , and was in charge of the Wigan Archives from until 5/5(7). The coal handbook: Towards cleaner production Volume 1 reviews the coal production supply chain from analysis to extraction and distribution. Part one explores coal characterisation and introduces the industrial use of coal as well as coal formation, petrography, reserves, sampling and analysis. History of Salford coal mining to go on show in Eccles. Tony Flynn Thu 3rd December, PM Salford News. The Irwell Valley Mining Project, which was founded in , are bringing a stunning photographic exhibition to libraries in Salford throughout the festive season. On the Manchester Coalfield, the early collieries were those of the Duke of Bridgewater in Worsley, where the Bridgewater Canal was built to transport coal from his mines to Manchester. Lancashire miners used terms in different ways to other coal mining areas. A mine in Lancashire refers to a coal seam, so the Doe mine refers to the Doe seam.

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