These 15 pictures from our archive look back at the proud history of the coal mining industry in Doncaster.
13. Last shift
Miners leave the Yorkshire Main Colliery after their last shift before closure of the mine in October 1985 Photo: Sheffield Newspapers
Pictured in November 1997 is The Mayor of Doncaster, Cllr Sheila Mitchinson (right), and Mayoress Audrey Gregory, who attended the service dedicated to those who lost their lives in the Bentley Colliery disasters of 1931 and 1978 Photo: Steve Hall-staff