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Default 28-11-2010, 19:41

Originally Posted by Andyj23UK View Post
hmm - i aint paying 20 quid for a pic that was probally taken by tarboat or N106

PS - where the fook is shoe mill colliery ????

i know victoria colliery , baxenden colliery and baxenden lead mine - but no more show up on any map / book i looked at
It would be worth even more than that if we had taken it!

The colliery was situated at the base of the chimney seen in this image:

Grid reference SD 76540 26625.

It does not appear on your information because it is an unofficial working by miners who were presumably on strike in possibly 1921 or 1926 as Coalboard suggests. It would have been closed down as soon as the strike was over and never appeared in official records or on maps.
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