1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Ystrad Einion Copper Mine

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by Rustynail, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Rustynail

    Rustynail it's dark in here innit?
    Regular User

    Sep 25, 2009
    Likes Received:
    Visited in the autumn last year, justjay's report reminded me that I ought to have put these on a while ago. I'll leave off the history - see justjay's report for that.

    Powder magazine

    The water wheel that was used to pump out and raise ore from the lower levels.

    The waterwheel in the background and remains of the pump inthe foreground.

    A dead end.

    The plank bridge, which we had to cross. :crazy

    Looking up the engine shaft. Going down into this after crossing the bridge you have to walk into welly-deep water. My mate told me to be careful where I trod because there is a colony of frogs living there. He was right about the frogs but he forgot to say that we were only walking on a false floor and a bit of infill. Apparently there's a long drop under it! :eek:

    At the other side of the engine shaft is another side level which requires a rope climb of about 12ft. and brings you onto this level.

    Way out.

    It's not a big mine but it's a nice one, unfuckedaboutwith and full of charm - well that's what I'm trying to convince the missus so she'll come exploring mines with me :D

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in