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Author Welbeck Colliery
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Joined: 14/04/2008
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Welbeck Colliery
Posted: 12/05/2010 21:35:13
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Another one bites the dust.

[web link] Sad
IP: 86.129.223.38 Edited: 12/05/2010 21:35:58 by Dochol
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Welbeck Colliery
Posted: 12/05/2010 21:43:44
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They have been salvaging face equipment (supports, etc) for last month or so to be used at UK Coal's nearby pit Thorseby.
Wonder how long before the Welbeck site is cleared for "develpoment"? Angry

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Welbeck Colliery
Posted: 14/03/2011 21:31:41
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Found a series of a few hundred photos on Flickr showing the demolition.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nottsexminer/sets/72157625633611604/with/5523710880/

(if you're seeing anything dodgy in that link you've just got a dirty mind)
IP: 82.5.179.238 Edited: 14/03/2011 21:34:33 by christwigg
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Welbeck Colliery - Headstock demolition
Posted: 01/04/2011 13:35:57
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Link to local newspaper re Welbeck and link to you tube video

http://www.chad.co.uk/news/local/welbeck_colliery_headstocks_demolished_1_3240927

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b54nXKtSUMM



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Welbeck Colliery
Posted: 01/04/2011 20:10:33
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End of an era Sad

See also : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-12918958

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