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Report - Chert Mine, Derbyshire 8/11/09

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by Rustynail, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Rustynail

    Rustynail it's dark in here innit?
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    My first report so don't be too harsh :(
    The abandoned works, above the mine adit, made concrete blocks up until 2001 (I think). The mix was poured into moulds carried on narrow gauge rail trucks.

    Batching plant.
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    The crane that originally lifted the chert blocks up from the adit.
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    Underground.
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    Toilet.
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    Flooded level
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    Dodgy looking level
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    Old rail stack

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    Another flooded section.
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    Hand winch. It still worked!
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