The Cadder Pit Disaster – “Vale Of Tears” new documentary about events of that fateful day on August 3rd 1913 where twenty-two men lost their lives, working for the Carron Iron Company owned colliery, Pit Number 15 Situated between Lambhill and Bishopbriggs in the north outskirts of the city of Glasgow.
Written and directed by Paul Troy [A.K.A. “C21 TROY]
with Brendan O’Donnel as “The Miner”
Documentary length 30 minutes
YOU CAN WATCH THE TRAILER HERE
A tragedy that is remembered each year by local people in Lambhill and Bishopbriggs and other local churches in the north of the city.
The Cadder Pit Disaster which claimed the lives of 22 men, who left 13 widows and 40 fatherless children, herald the end of mining North of the Canal in Glasgow and the end of a way of life for thousands of people in the area.
This is the “Trailer” for a forth coming documentary about The Cadder Pit Disaster called “Vale Of Tears”.
This video feature is suitable for young people of secondary school age to adults.
Made for people with an interest in:- Scottish mining history, Glasgow History, Industrial History of Glasgow, working conditions before the First World War, Miners lives and living conditions. Details of mine construction in 1913, safety regulations and the lack of, Aftermath – Funerals, graves and treatment of Widows. Miners villages in Lambhill and Mavis Valley
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Written and directed by Paul Troy (AKA C21 Troy)
with Brendan O’Donnell as “The Miner”
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