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Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Bersham
Wrexham LL14 4HT
United Kingdom

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No. 1 Cage
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
This cage was used in the smaller No.1 shaft at Bersham Colliery. The aim of the No.1 shaft was to ensure an additional exit as required under mine safety laws and to allow air... more
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Lamproom turnstile
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Just a simple turnstile from the lamp room at Bersham Colliery. Miners passed through this turnstile every time they went on and came off shift - exchanging their tallies for... more
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Coal tub
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Coal is found deep underground, but it is only useful on the surface. These heavy tubs were used to carry coal from the end of the conveyor belt that was fed by the coal cutting... more
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Explosives wagon
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Coal mines are dangerous places: explosive and poisonous gases, fire, floods, roof collapses. Not really the place to take a load of dynamite! It was the job of the 'fireman' to... more
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Winding wheel (half)
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
The winding wheels at the top of the pit headgear are an iconic image of the coal industry and its mining communities. As long as the wheels were turning, people knew there was... more
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Cambrian Reaper-Mower
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Farmers used machines like this to cut hay or harvest wheat, barley or oats. Along the metal bar with the holes were a row of cutting blades that move backwards and forwards as... more
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Turnip drill
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Before the invention of the seed drill, people had to plant seeds by hand. It was hard work and took a long time. This drill enabled farmers to plant turnip seed in evenly... more
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Horse gin or whimsy
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
How did farmers power their machinery before the invention of the engine? You can't do everything by hand, but you can use horses. Horses supplied the original horsepower and... more
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Chaff cutter
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
How did farmers make animal feed and bedding before they could all into the local 'countryside' store and buy it in sacks? Most people couldn't afford to spend money on food... more
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Root pulper
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks
Turnips, swedes and mangold-wurzels are tough! You may know that already from trying to cut them up in your kitchen at home. Animals find them equally hard work to chew and eat.... more
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