Pics from the #Archive 84/5 Miners strike 30 years ago #minersstrike #MinersStrike30, Cortonwood, Silverwood, Fryston, Houghton Main

February 6, 2015
Riot police with long shields confront a mass picket of striking miners at Cortonwood Colliery. Miners strike Yorkshire coalfield © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police with long shields confront a mass picket of striking miners at Cortonwood Colliery. Miners strike Yorkshire coalfield
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket, Cortonwood Colliery, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket, Cortonwood Colliery, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket of striking miners at Silverwood Colliery as working miners cross the road at the end of their shift. Miners strike South Yorkshire coalfield © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Picket of striking miners at Silverwood Colliery as working miners cross the road at the end of their shift. Miners strike South Yorkshire coalfield
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners with a burning barricade, Silverwood, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners with a burning barricade, Silverwood, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police occupy the village to get scabs out. Houghton Main, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police occupy the village to get scabs out. Houghton Main, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk