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Treeton Colliery October 1977

As well as a general view of the colliery looking south, this shot shows the portal area of the Surface Drift under construction. This near-surface portion is now partly covered in colliery spoil and will eventually be landscaped. This area is now a posh housing estate.

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Treeton Surface Drift 26 October 1977

Here, the portal area is now completed and the main tunnelling work is well under way.

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Treeton Surface Drift construction July 1977

This shot shows the portal area of the Surface Drift under construction. The steel arch girders are being encased in concrete. Eventually this near-surface portion will be covered in colliery spoil and landscaped.

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Treeton Surface Drift construction 16 June 1977

This shot shows the portal area of the Surface Drift under construction in 1977. The steel arch girders are being encased in concrete. Eventually this near-surface portion will be covered in colliery spoil and landscaped.

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Treeton Surface Drift construction 16 June 1977

This shot shows the portal area of the Surface Drift under construction. The steel arch girders are being encased in concrete. Eventually this near-surface portion will be covered in colliery spoil and landscaped.

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Treeton No.1 Shaft headgear

The steel headframe and pulley wheels over the No.1 (downcast) shaft. This shaft was mostly used for coal winding and the open lattice construction of the headframe allowed fresh air to enter the mine workings.

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Treeton Surface Drift construction 16 June 1977

This shot shows the portal area of the Surface Drift under construction. The steel arch girders are being encased in concrete. Eventually this near-surface portion will be covered in colliery spoil and landscaped.