Roseheyworth Colliery Images

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – An image of the Colliery with the original Wooden Headgear and flat winding rope, taken late 1890s early 1900. In the distance (top left) are the waste tips from the Coed Cae Tillery Levels. The tips are now behind the top Arael View houses. The Coal Trucks entering the building (left) are marked John Lancaster. ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – The Colliery taken from the Yard. The following batch of photographs of Roseheyworth Colliery were taken by myself in the Autumn of 1985. Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – A view the Miner had just before descending the shaft, or the first daylight scene he saw after ascending the shaft and reaching the Bank. The photograph was taken from the cage looking at the Winding House. Through the small gap in the Winding House the winding drum and rope can be seen. Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – Bank and South Cage showing the Banksmans Cabin (left) on the Upper Deck. Between the time the two images were taken the Winder turned the pit and the North cage went down and the South cage came up. Also seen are the Banksmans controls (right) and on the ground is the compressed air Loading Ram, ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – Bank and North Cage on the Upper Deck. Also seen are the Banksmans controls (right) and on the ground is the compressed air Loading Ram, this ram pushed the loaded drams onto the cage, the dram would be kept secure on the cage by the Scotches on the floor of the cage. These scotches were ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – Bank and North Cage on the Upper Deck. Also seen are the Banksmans controls (right) and on the ground is the compressed air Loading Ram, this ram pushed the loaded drams onto the cage, the dram would be kept secure on the cage by the Scotches on the floor of the cage. These scotches were ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – The Creeper at the Pit Head Bank. The Creeper was used to take the loaded drams of supplies to the upper deck of the Bank to load onto the Cage. The two different types of drams seen in the image are a Flat-Bed Bogie for carrying machinery and the Open Ended Dram with no end panels, ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery

Roseheyworth Colliery. Roseheyworth Colliery – The Headgear framework. This headgear frame is commonly known as Lattice Framework. Originally the Headgear at Roseheyworth was made of Wood, with Iron wheels and a flat winding rope. The old wooden frame was replaced in the early 1900s with the Iron Lattice work. Read More »

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