Institute Pit output

Having a hand in it were, from left to right: F.Lightfoot, foreman banksman; E.G.Mayer, pit bottom hooker; F.Pointon, winding engineman; J.Brookes, banksman; J.Woolams, pit bottom hooker. But records are made to be broken; this one lasted for about three days in Institute Pit, Whitfield colliery in 1933. In 1936 this colliery became the first one in North Staffordshire to produce one million tonnes in one year.

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