Tag Archives: Caphouse Colliery

Do Not Ask

A slice of social history summed up in just a few words on a door.

Seen at the National Museum of Mining for England in the pithead baths.

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Eric and Ernie

Not the beloved comedy duo of old, but I’m sure this Eric and Ernie are loved by the children visiting the National Coal Mining Museum for England.

I’m also sure they have a much better life than the pit ponies which used to be stabled here.