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Easington Colliery, Memorial Plaque

"On the 29th May 1951 eighty one men died together in Easington Colliery following an explosion and in the rescue bid two men gave their lives. The trees hereabouts were planted, the Memorial Avenue made and this tablet placed on a stone from the scene of the accident to honour those who lost their lives...". Frith & Co photograph.

Date:
c.1954
Period:
1951 - 1975
Place:
Easington Colliery
You can see a history of Easington Colliery at the Keys to the Past website.
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Item Type:
photograph
Artist:
Burman
Collection:
Frith
Reference:
DR03687

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