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These films include photos from the Cornwell Collection, and were originally made for the 'Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions' exhibition, along with this guide to the workings of the headgear:

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Ceri Thompson
17 November 2020, 18:04
Hi Judy

It’s supposed to be, the interviews are interspersed with images of collieries from the John Cornwall collection of mining images not just Big Pit.

Best wishes

Ceri Thompson, Curator, Big Pit
Ceri Thompson
17 November 2020, 18:04
Hi Judy

It’s supposed to be, the interviews are interspersed with images of collieries from the John Cornwall collection of mining images not just Big Pit.

Best wishes

Ceri Thompson, Curator, Big Pit
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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