Blackhall Colliery, Crimdon Dene Beach c.1965
Memories of Blackhall Colliery
The trust was at the bottom of 9th and 10th, facing the railway station, and then later the navy club. I was born in Blackhall in Lime Avenue and when I was about 5 we moved to ...Read full memory
I remember my friends and I found ,on blackhall beach some explosives, one of our group (no names no pack drill) made use of them to blow up one of the most popular caves at ...Read full memory
I was born in Blackhall in 1940 and lived in 11th Street and went to school at Henry Smiths - hated it, so I borrowed a fiver off my granda, signed my parents ...Read full memory
This photo shows Crimdon Dene beach. Blackhall beach at that time was covered in coal dust and slurry caused by the tipping of the Colliery waste into the sea.
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