Colliery, Staffordshire

Visited with Droid, Pace and Sui.

 
Opened in January 1909 to carry passengers from Creswell to Totmonslow.
In about 1983 a privately owned drift mine, known as Puddleduck Colliery commenced production from adits just inside the southern portal of the old railway tunnel. A new two foot gauge tramway was laid in the tunnel with mine tubs hauled by cable.
The colliery closed early in 1991 and the land in the vicinity of the colliery was sold and the adits were sealed.
 
Was pretty chilled inside with Pace trying to scare us with his knowledge about air quality.
 

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