'Instead of Manufacturing Goods, We Are Manufacturing Heritage': The National Coalmining Museum for England
- Official re-opening of underground museum galleries. // Coal International;July98, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p142
Announces the re-opening of the National Coal Mining Museum at Caphouse Colliery in Wakefield, England after the declaration of the Minister of State at the Department of Trade and Industry. Why the gallery was closed in August 1997.
- Yankee magazine's community partners. // Yankee;Dec98, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p90
Focuses on notable activities at New England communities that have become part of `Yankee' magazine's Community Partners program. Christmas celebrations planned by the Guildhall Community Church in Guildhall, Vermont; Annual Candlelight Stroll at Strawberry Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New...
- New colliery museum for the Forest of Dean. // Coal International;Sep97, Vol. 245 Issue 5, p192
Announces the opening of the Hopewell Colliery Museum in England, a coal mine in the heart of England. Tourist attractions; Includes opportunity of touring the Furnace Level of the mine; Hopewell as an alternative coal mine tourist attraction besides Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England;...
- God, duty and community in English economic life, 1660-1720. Wrightson, Keith // Seventeenth Century;Dec2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p471
A review of the book "God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720," by Brodie Waddell is presented.
- National Coal Mining Museums -- Fossilised Monuments or Leaders of our Future? Faull, Margaret L. // Mining History;2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p100
The article discusses five national coal mining museums in western Europe. These museums include the Big Pit National Coal Museum (BPNCM) in Wales, the Centre Historique Minier (CHM) in France, and the National Coal Mining Museum for England (NCMME). The author states that the majority of these...
- Esau in the Coal Fields: Owing Our Souls to the Company Store. Kline, Michael // Appalachian Heritage;Summer2011, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p69
This article discusses the Whipple Colliery Company Store, a store owned by a mining company in West Virginia which catered to the needs of miners and their families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Particular focus is given to the author's visit to the Whipple Company Store Museum and...
- Production ends at Bilsthorpe Colliery. // Coal International;May97, Vol. 245 Issue 3, p99
Reports on RJB Mining's closure of its Bilsthorpe Colliery coal mining site near Mansfield, England. Historical background on the mining site formerly owned by British Coal.
- Coal production resumes at RJB's Asfordby Mine. // Coal International;Nov96, Vol. 244 Issue 6, p242
Reports that coal production has resumed at RJB Mining PLC's Asfordby Mine near Melton Mowbray, England with the introduction of a system of mining designed to overcome unique geological problems. Shortwall faces; Description of the system; Resolving problems associated with inconsistent caving...
- Hatfield repairs on hold. // Railways Illustrated;May2013, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p15
The article reports that Hatfield Colliery needs to move approximately 1 million cubic meters of material before the rail line east of Doncaster, England can be repaired.