Archive items in 1980

North Selby No. 1 shaft: proposed treatment of Ackworth Rock 526.4m-575m

A proposal regarding the treatment of Ackworth Rock at the North Selby coal mine. Prepared by the Cementation Mining Ltd.…

Selby Coalfield Record Breakers

During the existence of the coalfields, from the 1980s until 2004, approximately 121 million tonnes of coal were mined. While…

Football Teams from the Mining Villages

Communities developed around the coalfields — pictured are two football teams, which is just one example of the various social…

Prince Philip opens the mine


Selby Coalfield Timeline

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

Mining Machinery at Selby Coalfield


Sir Nigel Gresley at Gascoigne Wood in 1987

Gascoigne Wood


Walton’s Jetty at Selby

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

Photo: HST125 at Selby bridge

HST 125 High Speed 254004 express from  London to Aberdeen crossing Selby swing bridge on Tuesday 19th May 1981 at…

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