Entering the Cage 1937
This is No.1 pithead - the cage had three decks and holds 12 x 15cwt tubs on coal at a time.
Accompanying caption: "At this pit a fine new bath has lateley been installed, with accomodation for 2,000 men, so enabling them to come to the colliery and leave it again in clean clothes."
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