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Report - Return trip down deep mine shaft. Near Truro. Cornwall. 23/2/08

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by Pasty, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. Pasty

    Pasty 28DL Full Member
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    Dec 3, 2007
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    Team Pasty returned to the deep mine shaft at the weekend for another exploration session and photo taking.

    We have now explored the majority of this mine with the exception of a few tunnels which may lead to other areas.
    We spent another 2 and a half hours down here and it was still just as fascinating, we saw a whole load of new bits we managed to miss last time and i expect it will be the same when we return again.

    Absail down the access shaft
    ore shute on a wooden walkway
    We think this is the skip from a mine cart on its side without the wheels?
    power barrow!
    they even left there shovel, maybe they were planning on coming back!
    wooden supports
    turn in the track
    Very rotten wooden support (just realised this is upside down)
    Copper staining, it was nice to see some colour after so long seeing brown and orange.
    #1 Pasty, Feb 25, 2008
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2008

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