No 3 1968-06-19 Fauldhead Colliery
At Fauldhead Colliery, Kirkconnel, Dumfriesshire, MR 732124.
NCB No 3 (AB 1382/1914) is busy shunting wagons just weeks before the colliery closure which took place in july 1968. This pit was commissioned in 1896 and became the largest coal mine in the county. A busy brickworks was also established here to take advantage of the clay deposits amongst the coal seams.
Photo by and copyright of David P Williams