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Aylesham Mines Rescue - Served the South East Kent Coalfield

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Aylesham Mines Rescue Station


Aylesham Rescue Station served the South East Kent Coalfield
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Aylesham

Snowdown Rescue Team

1950s Snowdown Rescue Team


Cable car

CABLE RAILWAY
From the Kentish Colliery to Dover.

Big buckets are filled with coal and set off on their journey by cable car. Various shots as they pass by the central powerhouse. Various shots as they make their way along. L/S of the cable cars near cliff edge. M/S as one enters tunnel to Dover harbour. L/S of cable car and white cliffs of Dover in background. M/S as the buckets empty into bunkers on the pier. A man pushes a bucket on its return journey of 7 miles. L/S pan across the cable cars at the harbour.

 

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