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Report - Smallcleugh Lead Mine - Feb 2009

Discussion in 'Mines and Quarries' started by Lister, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Lister

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    Took a trip upto Nenthead for a tour of this extensive lead mine. Lots of crawling involved & banging of head & jarring of neck as its not possible to stand upright in many of the tunnels!


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    Ore shute to bring the lead ore from above the man made tunnel. Local sandstone was brought into the mine to construct these arches.
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    It was a bit on the snowy side on the way up!
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    ....Lister;~)
     

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