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Report - Browns Folly Mine - Jan 2009

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by spungletrumpet, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. spungletrumpet

    spungletrumpet Super Moderator
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    I seem to have spent quite a lot of time in Browns over the last few weeks, after not visiting it for several years.

    It's been great to rediscover the old place - also been good to take some people around on their first visits.

    The obligatory 'LED in the well' shot:
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    St Pauls:

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    Door to yet another filled-in entrance:

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    Props, responding to gravity in various different ways:
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    One of the stables
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    Now for some 'before and after' nostalgia...

    The well in 1990:
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    And in 2009:

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    Prop chamber in 1990:

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    And in 2009:
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    Photos taken by me, Mibes and FLY, on various dates and on various random cameras.
     

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  2. spungletrumpet

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    Re: Browns Folly Mine - Jan 2009 - Report (with added nostalgia)

    I haven't got any recent pics of the 'ferret hole' but here's one I took in the mid '90s:

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    I'll take another photo next time I'm down there for another 'before and after' comparison.
     
  3. Edd

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    Re: Browns Folly Mine - Jan 2009 - Report (with added nostalgia)

    i saw a bat right by the entrance when was in there mid last year :)

    looks like some one found some more parts to the ferret trap door too

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    Some of my other pics in there :)

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    The other Stables

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    and 2 pictures to show the scale of the place :)

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