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We invited some Big Pit Miner guides - Barry Stevenson, Richard Phillips and Len Howells - to share their memories of working underground.

These films include photos from the Cornwell Collection, and were originally made for the 'Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions' exhibition, along with this guide to the workings of the headgear:

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Roy Willmott
26 March 2020, 14:25
Len Howell and Barry Stevenson two legends at bigpit ??
Judy Phipps
25 March 2020, 15:14
Hi, the picture you are using on the front page of your post about Big Pit is actually of Six Bells pit.

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