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Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 23-01-2015, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Alan J.
No it was only for man access, the coal went...

No it was only for man access, the coal went underground to the shaft at the colliery.
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 23-01-2015, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Alan J.
Endless rope haulage.

The title "breaker" probably referred to what was called a braking bank. This was where tubs were lowered from one level to another via a drift, the weight of the full tubs going down was used to...
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