Photos from the archive: The Miners Strike from day one, the greatest mass strike in history, week one..

March 1, 2014
Flying pickets persuading other miners to come out on strike, first day of the Miner's strike, Thurcroft mine, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Flying pickets persuading other miners to come out on strike, first day of the Miner’s strike, Thurcroft mine, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

The Miners' Strike, the arrest of miners outside the NUM executive meeting. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The Miners’ Strike, the arrest of miners outside the NUM executive meeting.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk