|A Wealth of local knowledge packed into every page
232 pages packed with true stories from the coal mines of Hamilton, Blantyre, Burnbank, Larkhall and Quarter .
Vivid images of the life and times of the people of Lanarkshire
The book contains 175 photographs and the names of 2000 local coal miners
True stories of selfless heroism
Among these names are several hundred miners who were present as rescuers at the Blantyre and Udston disasters. Also included in the book is a harrowing eyewitness account by Hugh Brown who was both a survivor and a rescuer at the explosion in Dixon's No 2 and 3 pits in 1877.
A book for all the generations to enjoy
Black Faces and Tackety Boots recently re issued by popular demand with a new gloss binding
Consistently No1 best selling local interest book in Lanarkshire
Second Book Pit Props & Ponies also available for immediate dispatch