A miners life in the 1950s

We are please to have been given permission to reproduce here, part of Jack Gale’s autobiography, relating to the time he was employed at Middleton Broom Colliery, Leeds, from 1951 to 1959. He provides a valuable insight into how coal mines were worked and the life of a miner, in an industry which no longer exists.

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  • Colin.Keighley says:

    I really enjoyed reading the pages from A Miner’s life in the 1950s I found them riveting, at times, one can almost smell the scenes described!

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