An 18-year-old youth was the victim of a fatality which occurred in No. 3 pit of Blantyre Colliery, belonging to Messrs A. G. Moore & Co., Ltd. on 1st April 1937. He was Alexander Walker, 61 Overton Street, Half Way, Cambuslang. While he was attending the engine in the pan run half a mile from the pit bottom a fall occurred, pinning the youth’s head against the driving belt. He died within a short time from a fracture of the skull.
Pictured here around this era is Blantyreferme Colliery 3, kindly shared by Alex Rochead.