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Scotsman Reports Disaster – Final Part 9

Continued from Parts 1 – 8….from the Scotsman, Tuesday 23rd October 1877…..the day after the disaster describing events in detail of the terrible day before. Here crowds arrive around the pithead on the Monday afternoon. “Then sharp breathing and excited groups pressed round the shaft mouth, anxious to be relieved from suspense, yet fearful that […]