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Report - monks park quarry 18th july 2009



tommo

shire lad born & breeding
Regular User
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another trip up to monks again
this time with OT, Squirrell ( nice to meet ya fella),urban junky and tucker

this was a late edition, after a couple of late emails friday night and some frantic phone calls saturday morning,we put the A team together for a trip down under

this time we spend more time above ground than below, and some really nice finds, Jammy git OT......... lol :thumb

sorry alot of pics but there was alot to see :thumb

front of the beast
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your wouldnt want to do your dishes in there
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skinny dipping was top of the list, "to many men, to many men"
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switch gear room
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more than enough wellies to go round
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all tooled up
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mobile power box, one of many
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old wooden crane
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nice crane all metal, can run on rail or road
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rail cart
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no messing!!
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quarry personnel monitoring in & out
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slope shaft cart
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one of the many quarry cutting tools just left behind
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cutter again
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old transporter
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little shop of gems
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cheer all, good day out again
 

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tucker

Scallywag
Regular User
#2
Aha, beat me to it! Was an ace day!
Like nothing else i've seen before! But photos say it better ;)

Air shaft from above...

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And Below...

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Up the schlope

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Hanson, page3s and telephones

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Bingo!

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Thats what you call a real chainsaw

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the tommo glow

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Stone marked up and ready to go

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Oh, and this sign lies!

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:p

Thanks to all involved, look forward to the next mine excursion! :)
 

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