Minnie Pit explosion memorial postcard

Three explosions were recorded in Minnie pitsí history:
       6 February 1898, which happened on a Sunday when fortunately no one was at work, but all the pit ponies perished.
       Sunday 17 January 1915. Nine men were killed and many were severely injured. This photograph shows a memorial post-card issued at the time of this explosion.
       The third disaster occurred on 12th January 1918. The next photograph caption details this disaster.

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