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Pithead at Hebburn Colliery, Newcastle area, showing engine house (left) providing power for the winding gear (centre) which is raising baskets (corves) of coal from the bottom of the pit and filling the wooden railway wagons. On the wagon at left the brake is easily visible. From W. Fordyce 'A History of Coal, Coke, Coal Fields ...', London, 1860.

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Pithead at Hebburn Colliery, Newcastle area, showing engine house (left) providing power for the winding gear (centre) which is raising baskets (corves) of coal from the bottom of the pit and filling the wooden railway wagons. On the wagon at left the brake is easily visible. From W. Fordyce 'A History of Coal, Coke, Coal Fields ...', London, 1860.