Friday, 17 June 2016

Old Photograph Bedlay Colliery Glenboig Scotland

Old photograph of Bedlay Colliery near Glenboig, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. On December 11th 1981, Bedlay Colliery was closed under the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher. Bedlay was a two shaft coal " pit " with modern enclosed headgear on one shaft and an older open type on the other. A large diameter chimney may have been for mine ventilation. Owners: William Baird & Company Limited, later Bairds & Scottish Steel Limited.

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