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Forum: New member zone 17-06-2018, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Hi Peter, welcome to the forum :)

Hi Peter, welcome to the forum :)
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Last September at the Scottish mining museum I...

Last September at the Scottish mining museum I took a photo of an example of the Weg Apparatus (post #9 above) they have up there:

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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Fig 26. Gibbs Apparatus, Front View ...

Fig 26. Gibbs Apparatus, Front View

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig26-gibbs-apparatus-front-view-2.jpg


Fig 27. Gibbs Apparatus, Back View (cover removed)
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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Tissot Apparatus

Fig 24. Tissot Apparatus, Back View

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig22-tissot-aparatus-back-view-2.jpg


Fig 23. Tissot Apparatus, Mouthpiece Attachment
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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Aerophor Apparatus

Fig 17. Aerophor, Front View

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig17-aerophor-front-view-2.jpg

Fig 18. Aerophor, Back View
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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Weg Apparatus

Fig 14. Weg Apparatus Side View


http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig14-weg-apparatus-side-view-2.jpg


Fig 15. Weg Apparatus Back View
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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Meco Apparatus

Fig 11. Meco Apparatus Front View

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig11-meco-apparatus-front-view-2.jpg

Fig 12. Meco Apparatus Back View

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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Draeger Apparatus 1911

Fig 8. Draeger Apparatus, 1911 Front View

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig9-drager-apparatus-1911-front-view-2.jpg


Fig 9. Draeger Apparatus, 1911 Back View
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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Draeger Apparatus 1907

Fig 6. Draeger Apparatus 1907, Front View

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig6-drager-apparatus-front-view-2.jpg


Fig 7. Draeger Apparatus 1907, Back View
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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 02:37 PM
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Views: 105
Posted By Coquet
Proto Apparatus

Fig 2. Proto Apparatus, front view


http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig2-proto-apparatus-front-view.jpg


Fig 3. Proto Apparatus, side view

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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Fleuss Apparatus

Fig 1. Henry A. Fleuss and group of miners, equipped with earliest Fleuss Apparatus and Oxygen Lamps. Seaham Colliery 1881

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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 02:18 PM
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Views: 105
Posted By Coquet
List of Existing Apparatus ...

List of Existing Apparatus


http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-fig1-existing-self-contained-rescue-apparatus-table.jpg
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 105
Posted By Coquet
Mine Rescue Stations 1918: ...

Mine Rescue Stations 1918:

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/mine-rescue-stations-map-1918.jpg
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 17-06-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Coquet
Mine Rescue Apparatus 1918

I've come across a copy of the 'First Report of the Mine Rescue Apparatus Research Committee' 1918. Found with the other mining and geology material that probably belonged to Alex Fowler previously...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 16-06-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By Coquet
You and I did our face training on the same face...

You and I did our face training on the same face probably withing months of each other. Were you with a filler called Dickinson from somewhere over Wansbeck? I recall the more I filled off the...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 16-06-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By Coquet
Could be. He was ex-police or ex-army I seem to...

Could be. He was ex-police or ex-army I seem to remember.

Did Shilbottle have one?
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 14-06-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By Coquet
There are a number of incidents of minor crime...

There are a number of incidents of minor crime recorded on colliery premises making it to court and thus published in the press. I can see reports from the 50s and 60s where the 'colliery security...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 14-06-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By Coquet
I recall the security officer at Whittle. I can...

I recall the security officer at Whittle. I can picture the guy but cannot remember his name. He spent a lot of time in the powder magazine? Did he have two jobs or just like it in there?
Only ever...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 09-05-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Coquet
Yes that area has a line of shafts parallel with...

Yes that area has a line of shafts parallel with the high water mark that worked coal under the dunes. I think it's mentioned in Fowler's memoir.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 03-05-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By Coquet
That 'T' shaped building in 'parcel' (field) 23....

That 'T' shaped building in 'parcel' (field) 23. Must be industrial? It is quite some size.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-05-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By Coquet
I seem to recall that the lower land to the...

I seem to recall that the lower land to the immediate north was described as 'reclaimed' in the supermarket site investigations? Probably just the Victorians dumping building rubble from the...
Forum: General topics 01-05-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Coquet
Only the Frank seems to fit the bill. It was...

Only the Frank seems to fit the bill. It was there two weeks+ before being re-floated.
Forum: General topics 30-04-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Coquet
I agree the damage suggests it's 'seen a bit of...

I agree the damage suggests it's 'seen a bit of weather', The Frank went aground in fog - not something associated with storms or high wind? This fact together with the rock visible is suggesting it...
Forum: General topics 29-04-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Coquet
Wife and I thought it could be Cliff House as...

Wife and I thought it could be Cliff House as well, with the ship on the Pan Rocks, piers just out of picture to the immediate left.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 28-04-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By Coquet
I'm sure we have a better picture somewhere of...

I'm sure we have a better picture somewhere of the garage. Showroom in this one I think. The tiny bit of stone bilding extreme left is ex- Grenfell's?
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