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800 Miners idle at Priory Colliery

A fire at one of the main haulage roadways at Priory Colliery, Blantyre, near Glasgow, which was discovered on Tuesday 1st October 1935, proved more serious than at first supposed. The fire raged for 2 days. Fifty men with fire extinguishers laboured strenuously fighting the flames, but early on the 3rd October, it was decided to seal […]