Miners' march, Tuckingmill, Carn Brea, Cornwall

Miners' march, Tuckingmill, Carn Brea, Cornwall
Photograph taken March 1998 © Crown copyright.NMR ref: AA98/17953

South Crofty Tin Mine closed on Friday, 6 March 1998. The following day miners marched from Camborne to the mine to commemorate their mining heritage. A strong sense of patriotism can be seen in the dress, flags and faces of these people, to whom Cornwall is more of a country than a county.

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