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  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18876

    Miners at a colliery, somewhere in the Midlands, trudge through the snow following their seven and a half hour shift on their way to the changing rooms and welcome hot showers. The mine buildings, including the mine shaft winding gear, chute and chimney.

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18879

    Coal Miners Ernest 'the Emperor' Brooks (left) and George 'Napoleon' Ward leave the Midlands colliery where they work after their seven and a half hour shift. According to the original caption, "their combined output is almost...