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Report - Bwlch Glas lead mine Feb 2013

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by urbanity, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. urbanity

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    Here's a little write up to avoid my account being deactivated. It's half term so we'll just keep things nice and simple…


    These are some mine buildings and that is a Spungletrumpet...

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    This is an adit...

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    Here is a flooded shaft...

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    And a timbered stope.

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    A climbing shaft with original ladder. Don't climb down the ladder. It's too rickety.

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    Spungle squeezes his big sack through the hole in the platform...

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    Rigging pitch 2. It's even more important that you don't climb down this ladder, but if you do, please don't say you weren't warned about the missing sections...

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    which are lying on the floor of a big stope at deep adit level.

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    This is what we'd come to see. Cages jammed in place above a flooded shaft. This is the official Sub-Brit style picture...

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    and here is the same feature, back lit for art purposes..

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    More noncing...

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    Before returning to the surface. Keep off the ladder Spungle!

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    Anticipating the addition of great work by Spungletrumpet below...
     

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