Flacks Mine Yorkshire 15 August 1990

YKSMM: 2007.768

A black and white photographic print showing a miner drilling in preparation for shotfiring underground at Hay Royds Colliery, Clayton West, West Yorkshire, 1990. The image is one of a series taken by the photographer, Ian Beesley, to document Hay Royds Colliery, a privately owned drift mine which remained a working colliery until 2012.

© Ian Beesley / NCMME

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