Waste coal from British Coal's Lynemouth coal-production plant is washed onto Lynemouth beach under certain conditions. Seacoalers collect the coal brought ashore by tidal movements, some still using traditional methods such as the horse and cart to retrieve it.
This is part of the Volume: BF091101 Lynemouth Colliery, Lynemouth, Northumberland; within the Series: RCH01/047 Coal Industry Project; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive
This Job contains the following materials:
© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive
People & Organisations
Photographer: Davies, James O
Darkroom Printer: Davies, James O
Coastal, Industry, People At Work
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