Local History

A PROUD MINING HERITAGE!!!!!

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Finally got a nice blue sky day at the weekend, and Sophie and I got out with our camera’s. We went to Woodhorn Museum, which was a more amazing place than we expected. It’s a disused colliery that now houses archives of Northumberland, and tells the story of the mining community depicting the lives of coal mine workers and features original buildings and equipment from the former colliery.  Took a few most of the shots are in my ‘gallery’ section but here’s a couple for the blog.

untitled-21Some of the buildings and the wheelhouses.

untitled-22Wheelhouses up closer.

untitled-18The beautiful roof of the museum area, great architecture.

untitled-5First red squirrel I’ve seen in years! Over the railway tracks at the museum.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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