Thread: Big Geordie
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Old 09-08-2013, 09:14 PM
leslie leslie is offline
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Originally Posted by Little Drift Lass View Post
Hi Leslie seem to remember back in the day when I was at Red Row Juniors being allowed out of the school gates to watch this huge beast make its way past our School to go to the back end of the Drift to start open casting , I think it even came with a police escort. We used to call the men who worked at the opencast "the sunshine boys" as they didn't have to go underground to get there coal. Am I right about this or was it the Marion.
Marion were a lot smaller than big Geordie i cannot say as when drift n radcliffe were done in 70s i was in army .
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