Source 5

Photograph taken inside a coal mine (COAL 13/111)

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5. This is a photograph taken inside a mine. The inside of Trimdon Grange colliery would have looked much the same.

  • What kind of lamp is the miner holding?
  • How is the roof of the mine being held up?
  • Can you see any special safety equipment in the mine?
  • What else can you see in the photo?