MEMORY LANE: Pit ponies

Oakwell colliery, Derby Road, Ilkeston, 1900
Oakwell colliery, Derby Road, Ilkeston, 1900

Transport ready for action at Ilkeston’s former Oakwell Colliery in Derby Road.

This picture, taken way back in 1900, was sent in by collector of old photographs Tony Leivers.

He asked for anyone with information about it to contact him on virginmeda.com@virginmedia.com.