Pit Pony.

Pit Pony.

Image Details

Title Pit Pony.
Reference Number STH0001523
Photographer Unknown
Town or Village South Shields
Date Circa. 1970
Original Format Black and white photograph.
Period The 1970s
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information Pit pony stables underground. 70,000 ponies were working in British
pits in 1912. In 1951 the number was 15,500 and by 1970 it had fallen
to 1,500