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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 13th May, 2010)


down pit.

Photo: Stewart Parr  (Nikon D90)
Views: 4,693

Comment by: Jean Jones on 13th May 2010 at 00:23

Wow, never seen a picture like this. Where is it?

Comment by: alan on 13th May 2010 at 00:25

That looks downright dangerous......
not for me, thank you !

Comment by: Bob on 13th May 2010 at 05:30

Oh, bloody hell, where is this? and why are you there? Couldn't wait to get out o pit when my time was done. Would never go back even for "moochin" .................

Comment by: Lee Layland on 13th May 2010 at 07:03

Fantastic picture

Comment by: David on 13th May 2010 at 08:24

Beautifully exposed - superb image!

Comment by: Maverick on 13th May 2010 at 09:16


Comment by: Dennis Miller on 13th May 2010 at 13:24

Fantastic photograph. It brings it home, they earned every penny the government begrudged them.

Comment by: Catherine on 13th May 2010 at 14:54

Brilliant photo.

Comment by: Linda on 13th May 2010 at 15:15

Great photo!

Comment by: Roy Hesketh on 13th May 2010 at 20:32

I've got 'L' plates on my camera, but even to me this is a perfectly composed shot.
Excellent, very well done.


Comment by: Steve on 14th May 2010 at 11:17

Looks like bickershaw colliery to me, i remmember getting my head down to the left, slept for hours until it was time to go up pit for a well earned shower ! Yawn.....oh happy days slept like a log them days.

Comment by: Alan P on 14th May 2010 at 14:09

To Steve, There has allways been good for nothing lazy sods in this country like you, Sleeping down pit disgusting, You would have been the first to cry if they docked your pay,

Comment by: Marie on 14th May 2010 at 22:26

What a phenomenal photograph , it is so real , exciting , spooky ,well done and thank you for sharing it with us . xxx

Comment by: jean on 14th May 2010 at 22:45

please pardon my ignorance..but what is it.?(seriously) I cannot make it out That wasnt a very nice remark from alan P. whatever it was he meant !!

Comment by: Neil on 15th May 2010 at 09:23

To Alan P......You are a true idiot, we all slept down the pit perhaps you wernt hard enough to go down there, so wind your neck in pal.

Comment by: A Parr Australia on 15th May 2010 at 14:53

Good photo Stew.I thoght abusive language was banned on this site Someone is;nt checking.

Comment by: britboy on 16th May 2010 at 00:35

It was against mining laws and legistlation to sleep underground....putting lives at risk including your own, so try engaging brain before mouth!
BTW this is a well composed photograph, well done!

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