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Trafalgar Colliery near Cinderford.

Image: Trafalgar Colliery (44k)

Trafalgar Colliery closed in 1925 (1).

Trafalgar colliery was the site of the first use of electricity in mines when a electrically driven pump was used to de-water the workings.

1 The Industrial History of Dean, Cyril Hart, 1971.

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