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Winton Mine

Winton Drift Mine © Scottish Mining Museum

Winton Mine, opened as a ventilation mine in 1943 by the Ormiston Coal Company, was developed by the NCB in 1949 to mine coal. Along with Bellyford, Oxenford No.3 and Castle, it formed the NCB’s economic ‘Ormiston Scheme’ to work the Diamond Seam.. This is the mine’s small steel screening plant which had one ‘tippler’, [...]

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