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Oakwood Grange Colliery, Cossall, 1954
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"Two men with coal cutter at mother gate end. P. Rafferty and Eric towle. They will sump the cutter jib into the coal seam (in background) and cut along the face to the tail gate. Paddy drives from that end and Eric follows close behind nogging up. Note steel prop and wood prop and breaks in roof." - L. Beardsley.