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Report - monks park quarry 18th july 2009

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by tommo, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. tommo

    tommo shire lad born & breeding
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    another trip up to monks again
    this time with OT, Squirrell ( nice to meet ya fella),urban junky and tucker

    this was a late edition, after a couple of late emails friday night and some frantic phone calls saturday morning,we put the A team together for a trip down under

    this time we spend more time above ground than below, and some really nice finds, Jammy git OT......... lol :thumb

    sorry alot of pics but there was alot to see :thumb

    front of the beast
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    your wouldnt want to do your dishes in there
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    skinny dipping was top of the list, "to many men, to many men"
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    switch gear room
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    more than enough wellies to go round
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    all tooled up
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    mobile power box, one of many
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    old wooden crane
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    nice crane all metal, can run on rail or road
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    rail cart
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    no messing!!
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    quarry personnel monitoring in & out
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    slope shaft cart
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    one of the many quarry cutting tools just left behind
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    cutter again
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    old transporter
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    little shop of gems
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    cheer all, good day out again
     

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  2. tucker

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    Aha, beat me to it! Was an ace day!
    Like nothing else i've seen before! But photos say it better ;)

    Air shaft from above...

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    And Below...

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    Up the schlope

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    Hanson, page3s and telephones

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    Bingo!

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    Thats what you call a real chainsaw

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    the tommo glow

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    Stone marked up and ready to go

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    Oh, and this sign lies!

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    :p

    Thanks to all involved, look forward to the next mine excursion! :)
     

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