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Sunday's Header with the young Pit Lads
Posted by Norman Dunn on June 27, 2021, 8:21:26
Today's header is a reminder of how lucky we are nowadays. These lads worked in the dark all shift because they didn't have pit helmets with a battery lamp attached that was enough to light the area you worked. All these had was a Davy Lamp that gave out less light than a candles and as I say on the photo, the hard helmets had to be bought from their wages pre 1950s..
Recommended Local History websites.