The Pits

Blenkinsopp coal mine is now closed. From the moment the closure was announced, until the drifts were finally sealed, James Findlay and his friend, Peter Bridges, were busy recording the last days of the coal mine's life.
This is a selection of those photographs, taken from what has turned out be an extensive and detailed record of :

The last days of Blenkinsopp

All photographs © James Findlay & Peter Bridges 2002

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The Pits