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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Chatterley Whitfield Coal Mine > Chatterley Whitfield Colliery Museum

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery Museum

Photographs taken in the early period of the museum when the Winstanley Shaft was used for visitors to access the real workings. (Sorry no photos of these - contraband rules applied at the time!)

88 Photos in this album

Chain grate stokers Shearer head and other bits! Old headsheaves Dumped compressor motors
Compressor parts dumped at Hesketh Compressor parts dumped at Hesketh Hesketh Power House Visitors walk past the old power house
Detail of accumulator - Hesketh Detail of accumulator - Hesketh Top view of accumulators - Hesketh Top view of accumulators - Hesketh
Old boilers/accumulators - Hesketh Bank of old boilers/accumulators Hesketh Galloway boiler used as accumulator, Hesketh Institute & Platt Shafts from South
Hesketh Shaft Mine Car Circuit Buildings Hesketh Shaft Headgear from the east Hesketh Winding House and Power House from East Platt Shaft Engine House
Platt & Institute Shafts & Powerhouse Chimney Hesketh Winding and Power Houses Hesketh SHaft Headgear from west Institute Shaft Headgear
Platt & Institute SHafts from Hesketh Platt & Institute Shaft Headgears Hesketh Powerhouse, Engine House & Headgear Hesketh Shaft Headgear
Vistors on their way to Winstanley Shaft Winstanley Shaft Buildings Winstanley Shaft - Visitor access Winstanley Shaft Headgear from North
Winstanley Shaft Headgear from South Winstanley Shaft Headgear from West Winstanley Shaft Headgear from west Winstanley Shaft Headgear
General View of Lamphouse and Canteen Early 1980s The last Man Riding Notice early 1980's
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