These 15 pictures from our archive look back at the proud history of the coal mining industry in Doncaster.
It's the end of the shift for these Hatfield Colliery miners as they are pictured leaving the pit head in May 1971 Photo: Sheffield Newspapers
An old undated picture of the members of the Markham Main colliery brass band Photo: Sheffield Newspapers
Police in riot gear pictured outside the Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, Doncaster, in August 1984 Photo: Steve Taylor
Miners enjoying a sauna bath after their shift at the Hatfield colliery in May 1971 Photo: Sheffield Newspapers