Archive items in 1980

Underground Drawings : Karl Jarratt – artist and miner

Karl Jarratt worked underground as a miner in the Selby coalfield at the Whitemoor mine. As cameras were forbidden for…

East Coast Main Line 1980s Rail Traffic

This collection of excellent photgraphs was made by Lindsay Walters a member of Disused Railways of Yorkshire Facebook group .…

National Coal Board Training Film (YFA)

Find beliow some interesting films from the Yorkshire Film Archive about National Coal Board Training. Wistow Colliery Part 1 (1982)…

Portrait of the Yorkshire Ouse, Ivan E. Broadhead

Ivan Broadhead’s Portrait of the Yorkshire Ouse depicts the Ouse and its history through important historical periods, romance, legends and…

Interview with Trevor Chalkley – Selby Miner

Trevor Chalkley now works as a guide at Caphouse Colliery, the home of the National Coal Mining Museum for England…

Soundscape: Roles in the Mining Industry.

This is a soundscape compiled from a number of interviews with retired miners who once worked at Selby, now working…

Soundscape – Mining in General

Click on the underlined word to hear this compilation soundscape of voices from retired miners currently working at the National Coal…

Film 1982 – Life North of Watford: Mining

A 26- minute Yorkshire TV documentary from 1982 with an optimistic look at the future of coal in the county,…

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…

Miners Strike Christmas Cards

These Christmas Cards were on sale in London in 1984 to raise funds for the miners on strike  

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