Fryston Colliery opened in the 1870s in the grounds of the demolished Fryston Hall. The coal mine closed in 1985 and the picture above was taken in 1987 during demolition. Part of the buildings have been demolished and the pit yard is full of building rubble.
Fryston Colliery opened in the 1870s in the grounds of the demolished Fryston Hall. The coal mine closed in 1985 and the picture above was taken in 1987 during demolition. Part of the buildings have been demolished and the pit yard is full of building rubble.

Retro Photo Focus

Looking back at life in the 1970s and 1980s.

Thursday, 7th October 2021, 10:15 am

Images kindly supplied by Wakefield Libraries.

You can see many more at http://www.twixtaireandcalder.co.uk

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