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National Coal Board, Hartlepool, County Durham, hundred feet, sixteen feet

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Drilling from a tower 4 miles off the shore in West Hartlepool, County Durham, the National Coal Board tries to find out how far the coal seam extends under the sea from mines near there. Drilling goes several hundred feet below sea level and the core of the strata is brought up in sixteen feet pipes. October 1958 P017707

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Color Black & White
Keywords Industry,Coal Mining,Miners,Working,Labour,Men,Fuel,Energy,Machinery,Equipment,Technology,1950s
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Year 1958
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