Construction work at Birchenwood Colliery, Kidsgrove

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Date:2nd of April 1900

Description:Birchenwood colliery opened in the 1890s, most of the coal being used for coke and other by-products. The colliery actually closed in 1932, but coke and other by-product production continued by using coal from other collieries. However this production also ceased in May 1973.

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Donor ref:PA11627 (22/42568)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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