Archive items in 1970

NCB Research Papers – Operational Research Executive

The National Coal Mining Museum for England holds a number of papers generated around 1975 considering how the new complex…

NCB Film Training for safety

Film ID: YFA 2622 TRAINING FOR SAFETY 1972 An informative National Coal Board Film which dramatises the potential safety hazards…

Interview with David Price – Selby Miner

  David’s interview covers 40 years in the industry in the UK and abroad. To hear the interview click on…

Interview with Brian Jaques – Selby Coalfield Miner

  Listen to an audio version of Brian’s interview about his life in the coal mining industry. In 1962 his…

Selby, an Inland Port

Selby was an inland port for approximately a century, between 1880-1980. Today, no coasters, tugs or commercial vessels sail through…

Haddlesey-Selby Canal and the ‘Lazy Cut’

In June 1774, the Aire & Calder Company secured an Act allowing them to construct a navigable canal from Haddlesey…

Selby Coalfield Timeline

Some important dates associated with the Selby Coalfied: May 1972:¬†An National Coal Board Regional geologist presents his paper on the…

Discovering the Selby Coalfield in 1972 – Ron Goosens and Bill Forrest

Goosens was a Regional Geologist with the National Coal Board. In 1972, he worked on completing a series of boreholes,…

Duchess of Kent starting drilling at Wistow

Sand-Hill Location

Photos from Selby: The Past in Pictures: A Pictorial History: Part 2.

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