Archive items in 2000

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…

Solar System- the painting of the Sun

Over the years the colour of the sun fades from yellow to grey, therefore needs maintaining. The last time it…

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 Coalfield Timeline

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

November 2000 Floods at Selby

In 2000, England was affected by seven weeks of rainfall, which led to flooding across both England and Wales.  …

Riccall train-spotter to British Rail ECML Technician

Steve Bolton’s memoir tells of his adventures as a youthful train-spotter in Riccall and beyond. He later fulfilled his youthful…

Russell Jones – Riccall coal miner

To hear this interview click on the ‘play’ arrow above Russell Jones, who now lives in Riccall, was born into…

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