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Report - Tower Colliery

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by lock1999, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. lock1999

    lock1999 28DL Full Member
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    Had a wander around Tower Colliery today, closeing in January 2008.
    Furthest point mined from shaft, 6 miles.
    I will post some U/G pics before then.

    Winder operator.
    WinderMan.jpg

    Winder drive.
    WinderDrive.jpg

    Winder drum.
    WinderBasement.jpg

    Extension lead.
    ExtensionLead.jpg

    Compressor, newish.
    Compressor.jpg

    Methane vacuum pump.
    MethanePump.jpg


    Air receiver
    AirReservoir.jpg

    Two of the twenty pit cats, three foxes also make their living here.:D
    TwoOfTwenty.jpg

    11Kv switchgear.
    SwitchGear.jpg

    Real men, the wild bunch.:D
    RealMen.jpg

    Shaft top.
    Shaft.jpg

    Old fan drive.
    OldFanDrive.jpg


    Old fan chimney.
    OldFanChimney.jpg


    Old fan.
    OldFan1.jpg


    Headgear.
    Headgear.jpg

    Methane power plant, engines.
    GasEngine.jpg

    Winder motor.
    WinderMotor.jpg

    Think I screwed up the pic size.:mad:
     

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