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Netherton Colliery, Northumberland

© Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives. Photo credit: Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives

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The painting shows the one of the last two steam locomotives, either 'Austerity' or 'Barclay', which were still being used at Netherton Colliery. It was decided to scrap the engines after closure of the colliery in 1974.

Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas board

  • Measurements

    44 x 34 cm

  • Accession number

    ASHMM 2006.266.1

  • Acquisition method

    donated by Mr Rogers, 1995


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Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives

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