EPW043130 ENGLAND (1933). Glass Houghton and Castleford Collieries Limited, Glass Houghton, 1933

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Title [EPW043130] Glass Houghton and Castleford Collieries Limited, Glass Houghton, 1933
Reference EPW043130
Date September-1933
Link
Place name GLASS HOUGHTON
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 443100, 424200
Longitude / Latitude -1.3469105890941, 53.712213240287
National Grid Reference SE431242

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Now M62 Jnc 32 Roundabout

RoyPlum
Wednesday 2nd of December 2020 04:19:57 PM

RoyPlum
Wednesday 2nd of December 2020 04:17:42 PM
Bucket on Aerial Ropeway

ncbnik
Monday 25th of April 2016 07:53:55 PM
Now the site of the "Castleford Skill Exchange" building. A replacement for the now demolished "Whitwood Mining and Technical College" from a mcouple of miles up the road.

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:49:06 PM
Carr Gates (un-gated level crossing)

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:44:02 PM

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:42:10 PM
Waggon Shops. Where the Railway Wogons where buit and repaired. When I worked at the Colliery this had been out of use for years. The machinery all run by line shafts and flat belts wouldn't have been out of place in a Victorin Museum.

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:39:27 PM
Replacement Winding Wheel

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:34:32 PM
Path known as "The Wire walk" This is now Barnes Road.

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:32:53 PM
Railway supply line over Leeds Road via metal bridge (just out of shot) to Castleford branch line. The bridge was painted with the advert "Ferodo" and became known by this name.

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:29:35 PM
The "Drops". where lorries where loaded from railway wagons above. Different hoppers for different coal sizes. Doubles.Singles, cobbles etc.

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:25:24 PM
Durham Street, now demolished

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:21:18 PM
Pit Head Baths

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:19:37 PM
C0-operattive stores

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:18:26 PM
Water-tube boilers for steam winding engines.

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:16:56 PM
Reservoir for underground supply. The water for this resevoir was pumped from the pump house on the calder basin from the potteries in Castleford (see nearby photograph)

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:14:35 PM
as an apprentice I used to go to the pump house with a fitter near the old Raglan pub

tony
Wednesday 17th of March 2021 04:49:30 PM
Locomtive Shed

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:09:43 PM
Silkstone/Flockton Screens

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:08:33 PM
Beamshaw Screens

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:07:43 PM

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:05:43 PM
Blacksmiths Shop

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:05:08 PM
Waste tip with aerial ropeway from colliery

MB
Sunday 13th of January 2013 10:41:54 AM
Pylon on line of aerial ropeway to waste tip

MB
Sunday 13th of January 2013 10:41:09 AM

MB
Sunday 13th of January 2013 10:14:52 AM

MB
Sunday 13th of January 2013 10:14:29 AM
Inclined plane - possibly narrow gauge - to claypit or quarry

MB
Sunday 13th of January 2013 10:13:42 AM
Prince of Wales Colliery Pontefract.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:23:58 PM
Pontefract Park Boating Lake

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:23:03 PM
Colliery Managers offices. now site of Asda superstote.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:20:46 PM
Now the site of the Xscape indoor Ski-slope and liesure Complex.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:18:02 PM
The Woodman Inn

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:13:22 PM
Now junction 32 of the M62 Motorway.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:15:16 PM
Pontefract Racecourse

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:12:42 PM
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:11:24 PM

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:10:00 PM
No. 3 shaft Beamshaw seam.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:09:07 PM
No. 2 shaft. Beeston seam (Upcast shaft)

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:08:15 PM
No. 1 shaft. Silkstone and Flockton seams.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:06:56 PM

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:05:32 PM
Now the site of "Junction 32" shopping complex.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:19:18 PM
Formally The West Riding Hotel public house. Now the Cina Dragon Chineese restraunt.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:04:51 PM

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:01:52 PM

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:00:49 PM

User Comment Contributions

a black and white picture scanned in from a negative.

photo taken in 1974 just before the No. 1 headgear was demolished. The colliery finally closed in 1986

Derekdye
Sunday 13th of January 2013 09:03:22 PM
The site of this photograph has changed beyond recognition.

Derekdye
Saturday 12th of January 2013 08:26:55 PM