Monktonhall Colliery

1993

Above theGround

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Monktonhall Colliery

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                      Photograph taken May 11, 1993

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     Monktonhall Colliery 

 

Monktonhall Colliery

1993

Above Ground

Here is one of the two towers for the lifts that took miners 3,000 ft underground, at Monktonhall in two minutes by a lift.  The lifts were 'double-decker' and able to carry 60 miners on each deck.

The second tower can be seen in the background of this photo.

 

 

Monktonhall Colliery

Edinburgh at Work

  

 

 

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