AditNow... the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
AditNow Mine Exploration
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'



Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'



Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Success Pit Coal Colliery

Success Pit (Newbottle Collieries) Coal Colliery (United Kingdom)


Success Pit was originally run by the Nesham Family but linked to the Lambton Collieries it eventually fell into His Hands. The mines started to branch out along the Lambton Wagon way (one of the earliest in the area and originally on wooden rails with Horse Power before Steam and Iron Rails came along, The other Mines were Margaret Pit, and the Dorothea Pit near Philadelphia Engine Works, both Mines which probably started off as Air Shafts outlived the Success Pit.

Photos of Success Pit Coal Colliery

Historic Photographs Of Success Pit
Historic Photographs Of Success Pit (9 photos)
Last updated July 10th 2014 by lyons
Photographs Of Success Pit
Photographs Of Success Pit (0 photos)
Last updated July 4th 2014 by lyons

Google Earth Map of Success Pit Coal Colliery

To view the location details and the Google Map please sign in or register an account.


Documents for Success Pit Coal Colliery

Sorry, there are no documents currently available. If you have any documents you can share please click the 'Upload a Document' tab.

Wisdom Miners Lamp Sale Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2019 AditNow.co.uk
Back to Top