The colliery opened in 1925 and employed thousands of miners over the decades.
From record-breaking miners to the strike action of the eighties, these pictures capture many familiar faces from years gone by.
Have a look through and see who you can spot.
Sister Marion Foster dresses an injury
Did you work down the pit in its heyday?
Did you play for Thoresby Colliery FC in the eighties?
Miners celebrating two million tonnes in February 1989