Haig Colliery Whitehaven
Haig Colliery No 5 Coal winding shaft, and No 4 manriding shaft (rear).
Haig No 5 Shaft.
Haig No 4 Shaft.
Haig No 5 winding engine
Haig Colliery Whitehaven opened in 1914 and closed in 1985.

No 4 shaft  18 feet in diameter and No 5 shaft  21 feet in diameter were sunk to 1200 feet.

Disasters:

06/09/1922    39 killed.

13/12/1927      4 killed.

12/02/1928    13 killed.

29/01/1931    27 killed.

For more on these disasters visit the Haig Colliery Mining Museum  website.
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