Miner's pick, Newmains, 1930s

Even in the 1930s many of the smaller pits still used picks to extract coal. Coal seams were often narrow and miners had to be on their sides to swing their picks.

Museum reference:
1994-84
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Dimensions:
height: 605mm
width: 410mm
depth: 44mm
Materials:
Metal, Wood
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