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Scene at the coal face some 2 miles underground, showing pit props used as a temporary support of the roof, these are pulled down as the 'face' advances and if still in good condition as used again. Cannop Colliery, Gloucestershire, England. 15/10/1952.

Reference: 2004798

Scene at the coal face some 2 miles underground, showing pit props used as a temporary support of the roof, these are pulled down as the 'face' advances and if still in good condition as used again. Cannop Colliery, Gloucestershire, England. 15/10/1952.
Date Taken: 15th October 1952

Photographer: E Marquis
Copyright: Crown Copyright
Credit line: Forestry Commission / E Marquis

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