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Tudhoe Colliery disaster

From a poor copy of an original photograph, which appears to show bodies being carried from the pit head. The date of 1879 shown on the picture may be incorrect; a major accident in which 35 men died in the Brockwell seam as a result of an explosion took place at Tudhoe on 18 April 1882.

Date:
1879
Period:
1876 - 1900
Place:
Tudhoe
Item Type:
photograph
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR10193

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