Main Colliery

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Barnburgh Main Colliery
... Barnburgh Main Colliery was a coal mine situated on the outskirts of the village of Barnburgh, about two miles north of Mexborough in the Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire, England ... The sinking of the colliery was commenced in 1911 by the Manvers Main Colliery Company of Wath-upon-Dearne ... The colliery was adjacent to the Dearne Valley Railway to which it was connected but in 1924 a private line was constructed between Barnburgh and the Manvers complex ...
Richmond Vale Railway Line - History - Closure of The Line Beyond Stockrington
... With the opening of Stockrington No.2 Colliery No.3 Tunnel in 1954, Duckenfield no.5 Colliery closed in 1955, followed by Stockrington Colliery in 1956 and Stockrington No.2 Colliery in 1957 ... Stanford Main No.1 Colliery was also closed in 1957 ... The 1960s saw a dramatic slump in the coal industry, and in February 1961 Pelaw Main Colliery closed, the railway line to this mine remained open to ...
Richmond Vale Railway Line - History - The 'Link Line' and Flood Workings
... nearby privately owned South Maitland Railway lines at Pelaw Main ... The first being the original connection to Stanford Merthyr Colliery, which fell out of use after the completion of the RVR in 1905, this connection ... the South Maitland system dated from 1936 when a "Link Line" was constructed from Pelaw Main Colliery to the SMR at Weston ...

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