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Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 27-06-2020, 08:46 AM
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Posted By phil
its a pity no one has a copy of the plans of...

its a pity no one has a copy of the plans of Longframlington Colliery workings to put down next to Whittle plans so we can see how close they got to each other
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 27-06-2020, 08:35 AM
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Posted By phil
ref; the orange coloured rectangular shape, could...

ref; the orange coloured rectangular shape, could this of been the old settling tank for Whittle , but never cleaned out.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 19-08-2018, 04:45 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

At whittle the canch was in advance of the face so the face belt drive was in the high , loading on to a steel scrapper belt whitch the canch men loaded on to the tail end of the scrapper. The face...
Forum: General topics 08-10-2017, 07:41 AM
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Posted By phil
I remember seeing the cutter on Y23 face as a...

I remember seeing the cutter on Y23 face as a multi jib , three or four cutter bars on top of each other
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 28-11-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

when I worked at Whittle come winter the coal froze in the loco wagons be for going into the screens , there was plenty of overtime on the freeing the coal , a line of burning coal along the line...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 01-11-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By phil
whiitle colliery

can anyone tell me where the water pumped out of whittle colliery when it was working . there was no lagoons that I know of . T here was no pit heaps, there was a little bit near the road lorry...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 28-01-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

if you look at photo a brick building in front of craine can't remember this but in front of that is the n.u.m offices , I never worked on the coal face.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 27-01-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

I saw the photo's from woodhorn , good photo's . the photo of whittle were you put ; not sure what happening here 1964 ; , is this not where the loco wagons dropped the coal out of the bottom into...
Forum: New member zone 26-12-2013, 10:09 AM
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Posted By phil
nice photo , it looks like the manriding set is...

nice photo , it looks like the manriding set is in use mabe the men started to go down the drift but no coal belt instoreled
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 02-10-2013, 07:07 AM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

the building ? at newton colliery I remember seeing was circle shaped , made of brick with what looked like a manhole on top. wonder if this was a capped shaft ?.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 30-09-2013, 07:20 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

do anyone remember when leaving the cook and barker looking towards the A1 there was brick structer in the field to the left , was this newton colliery ? I found a web page witch mite be newton...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 27-09-2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

I remember going down the drift then down 10 west manrider off ther and turn left under the top belt along the road way into the old whittle pump house small light weight gerders , jakey Stevenson...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 07-08-2013, 03:33 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

when we got to the drift top with the pipe range surface fitters took over, Whittle spent a lot of money moving the car park ,stock yard ,offices to drift top, the concreat road all across the...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 04-08-2013, 08:04 AM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

coquet you have recent photos of whittle drift , for pumping do they use the pipe that go's out the drift roof ?. i was one of the men that instoled the pipe from outbye of shilbottle up the supply...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 31-01-2013, 09:04 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

les is doing ok had hip replacement still at thropton, 2 men working on loco road Davy Jones as you said and norman. 1west winnings low side belt road shilbottle holed though behind y58 bunker, Y63...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 29-01-2013, 08:28 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

Kev you will remember steff and J.C.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 29-01-2013, 08:26 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

yes im phil the pipeman , ashington trainers must have put everyone though this air hole could not see for dust hat flying around on battery cable. Paul sexten was still there long after air doors...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 20-01-2013, 10:48 AM
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Posted By phil
bromhill colliyer

the spiryrel staircase at ellington i remember running down them and being dissey when i got out. the stapel for holding coal had a chewer at the top so coal to big didn't get though it was two drums...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 17-11-2012, 06:47 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

Arther Good was from round about there,he was into classic cars, worked for carr and havis . i was living in Swarland at my mothers at time.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 17-11-2012, 05:16 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle colliery

i remember Geordie Spears he spent a lot of time around y103 shearer face. we were warned about the inside of curve, Arthour Good was in charge of the GMT set , if you wanted to get by Geordie you...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 11-11-2012, 10:52 AM
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Posted By phil
the suppy road was y59t/g. The GMT system went...

the suppy road was y59t/g. The GMT system went down y59t/g then round the curve onto 1 west winnings all the way into y66 . If you went from y58 bunker inbye you come to the causey park dyke (wyne...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 16-09-2012, 03:58 PM
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Posted By phil
if you look from craigside towards alnwick debdon...

if you look from craigside towards alnwick debdon is on the left i believe this water on the right of craigside on the backside of the hill.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 16-09-2012, 11:14 AM
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Posted By phil
can anyone tell me if there was a pit at...

can anyone tell me if there was a pit at craigside ? , as when we had a military vehicle show at craigside my uncle said to a lad have you been swimming at the top side of craigside, as he had rusty...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 15-09-2012, 03:54 PM
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Posted By phil
whittle

i remember working in y103 tail gate up to the knees in water with oil skins on stopping water down my back. when i started at whittle first went to y25 mother gate this had top water, then in to...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-09-2012, 06:11 PM
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Posted By phil
amble

do anyone rember a two masted scooner run by fountings abbey seriety called penola, my father was on it ,it sailed from amble to island of martin in the north of scotland near ullerpool. he was 14...
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