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Two Miners - Wearmouth Colliery | by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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Two Miners - Wearmouth Colliery

This photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure in November 1993.


Here are two miners. On the right is Tommy Reay - Colliery Banksman.


Photographer: Les Golding


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Taken on August 4, 2011