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Memorials - Photographs - Page 40

Balgonie Estate and Colliery

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Coaltown of Balgonie, Fife

Balgonie

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Lochore Miners Welfare Club - WWI War Memorial

Dedicated to the Men of Mary Pit

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Lochore-WW1-2

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Lochore Meadows Country Park

Lochore

Fife Regional Council

Lochore Meadows Country Park

This Pit Winding Wheel Stands As Tribute To The People Of This Area Who Depended On Coal Mining For Their Livelihood. After The Last Of The Local Pits Closed In 1967. The Surrounding Dereliction Was Restored To Countryside In One Of The Largest Land Reclamation Schemes Ever Undertaken In Britain.

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Lochore Meadows

Miners Strike 84 - 85

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Michael Disaster 9 Sep 1967

Main Road, East Wemyss, Fife

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Michael

Those Who Died
Michael Colliery, Fife, 9th September, 1967

Those recovered 9th September 1967

  • Alexander Henderson aged 41 years, a power loader operator
  • Johnstone Smith aged 36 years, a power loader operator
  • James Tait aged 41 years, an overman
  • Andrew Thomson aged 55 years, a power loader operator
  • Philip Thomson aged 64 years, a greaser.PT
  • Henry Morrison. HM

There were three bodies that were not found

  • Hugh Gallacher aged 61 years, a pumpman
  • James McKay aged 59 years, a greaser
  • Andrew Taylor aged 43 years, a deputy.
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