Category Archives: Mining
The theme of this post will be split into two parts this being the first. Over the past week I have been looking at two sets of documentation both made for the same reason, to record the installation of a … Continue reading
The recent weeks have been a blur with so much looking going on, It is great to look at images never seen by most, with content very rarely seen by anyone but the shear volume of material sometimes becomes overwhelming, … Continue reading
Last week I was asked by a friend and lecturer if I would be willing to let 40 students descend upon the Mining Institute to see what is hidden amongst the piles of photographic materialin the strong room. They came, they … Continue reading
I not to great with all this blogging stuff so please bare with me, The following scans are pages taken from the seminal photography book ‘Mongst mines & miners’ – Underground scenes by Flash-light J.c Burrows dated publication 1893. The … Continue reading
image copyright Aaron Guy© During some research I came across some documents titled ‘The future of the british coal industry – plans and outlines’ dated 1952 a government document. In the same box dated nearly a decade later I found … Continue reading
Once the shift ends the only thing on thier mind is to take off thier clagged boots, get in the car and get home.