Polkemmet Mine


  /  /1916Polkemmet Mine (Whitburn)
Construction begins, also known as 'The Dardanelles'.
  /  /1921William Dixon Ltd
Polkemmet Mine (Whitburn) construction complete. Opened by William Dixon Ltd.
  /  /1960Polkemmet Mine (Whitburn)
Re-built by the National Coal Board, to include a preparation plant. Produced 12000 tons of coking coal per week for the Ravenscraig Steel Works.
  /  /1984Polkemmet Mine (Whitburn)
Closed, flooded (pumping ceased during the Miner's Strike) and abandoned in 1986.