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  1. Webbs0710

    Report - Deep Mine Headstocks, Part 4, Northern England, Various Locations, 2022-23

    So here it is, the final report* on the remaining Headstocks in the UK! *I'll probably have missed something else, so there may be more in future 🤔 Part 1 - Here Part 2 - Here Part 3 - Here I'm aware of another three that are underground; Bwlch Glas which I mentioned in Part 1 The Sir Francis...
  2. MK83

    Report - Penny Rigg Copper Mill and the Tilberthwaite deep level adit - Coniston, Cumbria - March 2022

    History - The Tilberthwaite deep level adit was first driven in 1849 by John Barret to connect with the extensive Tilberthwaite Copper mines, and as well as acting for drainage, to allow the passing of ore from higher levels. At the mouth was constructed the Penny Rigg Copper Mill, which was...
  3. horrgakx

    Report - St Benedicts High School, Whitehaven. Explore and demolition photos.

    This was the day which teachers were allowed in to collect their stuff before the school was demolished. I was teaching a photography class nightschool on this particular evening and as I was early I had a look around. It was particularly poignant for me because I attended this very school as a...
  4. L

    Report - Update: Indorama polymers /Eastman blow-down, Workington.

    The death of one of my favourite local buildings, ( the size of it, you didn't have much choice but to like it..) (Courtesy of D Hughes demolition.) Commissioned in the late eighties, initially as Eastman Kodak co & later acquired by Indorama ventures. This imposing plant has dominated the...