colliery colliery

Definition(s):

  • (n) a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

News

  • Days Gone By

    100 years ago - 1913 The people residing at Taylorsville, near the Glendower colliery, are enjoying the convenience of electric lights in their homes. The current is being furnished by the P&R Co. The streets are also lighted with electricity in that vic
    on August 31, 2013     Source: The Pottsville Republican & Herald

Quotes

  1. "It was our way of saying thank you to everyone at Tower Colliery, whose success in running their own coal mine proved to be a real inspiration to all the people of Wales," said First Minister Rhodri Morgan. "Their determination to save their...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Rhodri Morgan Source: WalesOnline

  2. "We weren't in a real hurry," Dominguez said. "We said if the No. 1 (Redding Colliery) or the No. 3 (Birdrun) wanted to go, we would let them go. Since my horse broke so good, I was going to let him go to the lead, but the No. 1 went on and I...
    on Nov 21, 2009 By: Ramon Dominguez Source: Brisnet.com

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