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Mobile Winder

"Photograph shows students from Wigan Mining College who were attending the first Mines Rescue Station Officer's Course, in 1958. The students had witnessed a demonstration with the Boothstown Mobile Winding Engine, just outside the winder's garage to the rear of the Station."

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Keywords:1958, NCB, accidents, boothstown, breathing apparatus, coal mining, coal-mining, coalmining, disasters, lancashire mines rescue service, mobile winder, national coal board, rescue services, salford, students, training, wigan mining college

Mobile Winder