West Stanley Colliery

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Children at the pithead, West Stanley Colliery

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Scene at the pithead, Burns Colliery, West Stanley

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Group of rescuers, Burns Colliery, West Stanley

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Joiners shop where the bodies of the dead were placed.

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Crowds gather in West Stanley to bury the dead in mass graves.

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Funeral procession

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Stanley Pit Disaster

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Stanley Pit Disaster

12.26pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Stanley Pit Disaster

12.25pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Stanley Pit Disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Survivors of the Stanley Pit Disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Survivors of the Stanley Pit Disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

The miners that lost their lives in the Stanley Pit Disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

William Gardner with a pit pony that was rescued.

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

The graves of some of those who died in the disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

A tribute to the colliers who lost their lives.

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Stanley Pit Disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Stanley Pit Disaster

2.56pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

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