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Report - Chert Mine, Derbyshire 8/11/09

Rustynail

it's dark in here innit?
28DL Full Member
#1
My first report so don't be too harsh :(
The abandoned works, above the mine adit, made concrete blocks up until 2001 (I think). The mix was poured into moulds carried on narrow gauge rail trucks.

Batching plant.
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The crane that originally lifted the chert blocks up from the adit.
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Underground.
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Toilet.
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Flooded level
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Dodgy looking level
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Old rail stack

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Another flooded section.
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Hand winch. It still worked!
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