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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Washington Coal Mine

Washington (Washington 'F' Pit) Coal Mine (United Kingdom)


F' Pit, opened in 1777, was one of the country's oldest working pits. It closed in 1968, six years before coalmining in Washington ceased completely. Now functions as a museum, the impressive winding engine that once took pitmen to the coal face and brought coal to the surface can be seen working, now turned by an electric motor.

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Photographs Of Washington F Pit
Photographs Of Washington F Pit (55 photos)
Last updated August 2nd 2015 by simonrail
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Historic Photographs Of Washington F Pit (3 photos)
Last updated June 3rd 2013 by simonrail

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