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Back-splitting at Kames Training Centre

Back-splitting at Kames Training Centre

©copyright A G Ingram Ltd via Ayrshire Archives

Date From

October 1856

Apprentice miners learning the art of back-splitting the coal face with picks. This photograph was on a training course held Oct-Dec. 1956 - a year before the Kames mining disaster of November 1957.

Date To

December 1856

Theme

Industry

Subtheme 1

Coal

Subtheme 2

Subtheme 3

Place

Kames

Parish

Muirkirk

Format

Photo

Resource Type

Black & White Print

Source

Ayrshire Archives

Reference

B153-8

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Creator

A G Ingram Ltd

Commissioned by

n/k

Copyright Holder

©copyright A G Ingram Ltd via Ayrshire Archives

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