Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Wearmouth Colliery

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of Sunderland

1836 Shaft sunk

1881 Workings extended 3.5 miles from the shaft and it was more than 1,700 feet deep

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Sources of Information

  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6