Lancashire Mining Museum at Astley Green

Had a guided tour of Lancashire Mining Museum at Astley Green today it is really gaining momentum, tribute to all volunteers past and present. Please follow them on Facebook and like and share their posts.

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Lancashire Mining Museum at Astley Green
Landmark & historical placeManchester
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The History of Coal Mining in 10 Objects

The History of Coal Mining in 10 Objects was originally part of an Arts and Humanities Research Council, Creative Economy Knowledge Exchange project. Commissioned in 2013 and supported by the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester and Nottingham Trent University, the project explores new ways of engaging audiences with archival content and heritage sites.

 

http://www.miningheritage.co.uk/history-of-coal-mining-in-10-objects/

Safety lamp and brass wicks, Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay, brass/glass, made by the Protector Lamp and Lighting Company Pty Ltd, made in Eccles, England c.2000 – MAAS Collection

Source: Safety lamp and brass wicks, Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay, brass/glass, made by the Protector Lamp and Lighting Company Pty Ltd, made in Eccles, England c.2000 – MAAS Collection

Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay Lamp