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Colliery explosion near Accrington, North Lancashire, England, November 1883. Of the 110 men and boys below ground at the time, 30 men died. The main picture shows an injured miner (pitman) brought to the surface and his anxious wife rushing forward to greet him. Engraving from 'The Illustrated London News' (London, 17 November 1883).

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Colliery explosion near Accrington, North Lancashire, England,  November 1883. Of the 110 men and boys below ground at the time, 30 men died.  The main picture shows an injured miner (pitman) brought to the surface and his anxious wife rushing forward to greet him.  Engraving from 'The Illustrated London News' (London, 17 November 1883).