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Memorials - Photographs - Page 20

Main Street, Newtongrange

Midlothian

Newtongrange

Wheel

Easthouses Miners

Easthouses Industrial Estate, Midlothian

Easthouses

Easthouses

Easthouses

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Stoneyburn and Bents

Foulshiels Park, Stoneyburn and Bents, West Lothian

Stoneyburn-Road

Stoneyburn-Top

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Rowanburn, North of Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

A Memorial to Samuel Lindsay, a Miner Killed at Rowanburn Pit, 14 Jan 1922

The small wheel and frame was erected as a memorial to the miners and Mr Lindsay. Rowanburn is a small rural village which stands on the Northumberland/Cumbria border.

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Rowanburn-Link

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Rowanburn-Link 5

There were 4 coal mines at Rowanburn. Canonbie Colliery, Blinkbonny Colliery, Bottoms Colliery and Archerbeck Colliery.

Canonbie Colliery and Blinkbonny Colliery were linked by a tramway. Canonbie Colliery was served by a rail link from the Langholm branch of the NBR which was linked to the Carlisle - Edinburgh railway.

Archerbeck Pit was centred around the Archerbeck Bridge area about a half mile east of Rowanburn, it's site went back to the 1770s.

Rowanburn (or Canonbie) Pit closed 1922 but there was a drift mine at Archerbeck working in the 1930s/40s.

Samuel Lindsey was killed just a few months before the last mine closed.

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