Tony Willis, 50, of Lynemouth, said he was not surprised the company had struggled.
A group member said on the day they hadn't done what they did for recognition, but because they wanted a lasting commemoration of every individual mineworker
who had perished.
VICTOR Ainger is just one former mineworker
whose life is blighted by vibration white finger.
Wango Junsho was help up as an example for all to follow.
In August 2006, mineworker
Paul Hunt, from Swadlincote, Derbyshire, died at Daw Mill after falling from a poorly maintained underground transporter into the path of a moving 'train.
In November 2007, mineworker
Paul Milner, from Church Warsop, Notts, died at Welbeck colliery, Meden Vale, Nottinghamshire when he was crushed under approximately 90 tonnes of rock after a roof area collapsed.
The shooting incident occurred on 16 August, after a group of striking mineworker
began protesting for better pay.
The picture, recently presented by a former mineworker
to the site's photographic gallery, depicts a steam locomotive crossing a road, and some local folk believe it to show a colliery engine crossing the main A5 trunk road outside Birch Coppice Colliery near Tamworth.
They relate to the deaths of Trevor Steeples, a supervisor at Daw Mill, mineworker
Paul Hunt, who died in 2006, and Tony Garrigan, a contractor's mineworker
, who died in 2007.
Calling a spade a spade is what you'd expect from a former mineworker
In 2013 the organisation's North East branch began a pilot scheme aimed at increasing awareness of the help available to every former mineworker
getting a pension from the Mineworkers