In October 1990 miners at Rufford Colliery smashed a 20 year production record at the pit producing 28,000 at 6.78 tonnes per man shift
In October 1990 miners at Rufford Colliery smashed a 20 year production record at the pit producing 28,000 at 6.78 tonnes per man shift

Who can you spot in these retro pictures of miners in Nottinghamshire?

Nottinghamshire has a proud mining heritage. The coal mines employed thousands of residents over the years until their eventual closure, so we have decided to look back at some memorable events from the past 60 years.

Monday, 15th June 2020, 5:06 pm

From record-breaking shifts, to miners galas and strikes, our photographs capture it all.

Have a look through and take yourselves back to the 60s through to the 1990s.

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