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  1. dansgas1000

    Report - Barony Colliery Power Station, Ayrshire, Scotland - April 2024

    Introduction Whilst searching around a while back for places around Scotland, I came across the Barony A-frame on Google Maps, I then noticed a large derelict building in the trees. After doing some research, I discovered that this was an old power station, or part thereof. The last report on...
  2. Webbs0710

    Report - Tower Colliery, Hirwuan, Dec 22 - Sep 23

    This has been in the works for a while, as Rhigos Mountain absolutely hates me, and has scuppered my plans to climb/drone the Headframe four times. But I persevered and managed to do everything except the Pit Head Baths, as that remains well sealed, and drone shots STILL. It has of course been...
  3. mikedelaney

    Report - Chisnall Hall Colliery to Welch Whittle

    Chisnall Hall Colliery was the largest coal mine on the Lancashire Coalfield north of Wigan. The colliery on Coppull Moor was owned by Pearson and Knowles Coal and Iron Company in 1896 when it employed 135 underground and 48 surface workers. The colliery appeared on maps in 1908 as a coal mine...
  4. dansgas1000

    Report - Penallta Colliery, South Wales - August 2022

    Introduction I visited this and some other places on a short exploring trip around South Wales in summer last year. The main attraction for me was the main powerhouse and the headstocks so this report focuses more on these. I would have liked to have looked at the Bathhouse nearby though but as...