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Alderley Open Days
The DCC Open Days take place twice a year at Alderley Edge. These pictures show some of the visitors and the displays set up by the Club.

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    WOOD MINE
    ENGINE VEIN
    WOOD MINE - 2010


WOOD MINE
At the Wood Mine entrance in the early daysWood Mine entrance before the adit was clearedYoung chemistsApproaching North End Chambers
At the Wood Mine entrance in the early daysWood Mine entrance before the adit was clearedYoung chemistsApproaching North End Chambers
Displays in Sand CavernDisplays in Sand CavernDemonstrating rope techniquesDemonstrating rock drilling
Displays in Sand CavernDisplays in Sand CavernDemonstrating rope techniquesDemonstrating rock drilling
Excavation at Timber ShaftExcavation at Timber ShaftStands and sheltersA young family after the trip
Excavation at Timber ShaftExcavation at Timber ShaftStands and sheltersA young family after the trip
More young chemistsPart of the Open Day teamRemoving the cablingTaking it easy
More young chemistsPart of the Open Day teamRemoving the cablingTaking it easy
Evening social event - one of Lennie's stewsKitting up a young visitorMineralisation being pointed out to a visitorRope techniques
Evening social event - one of Lennie's stewsKitting up a young visitorMineralisation being pointed out to a visitorRope techniques

ENGINE VEIN
At the stands in the QuarryDemonstrating smeltingThe displaysSmelting again - Steve using his smoke generator
At the stands in the QuarryDemonstrating smeltingThe displaysSmelting again - Steve using his smoke generator
The stand at Engine VeinA group on the BridgeGoing down the stairsMain chamber
The stand at Engine VeinA group on the BridgeGoing down the stairsMain chamber
Displays in Engine Vein main chamberPointing out rock formationsHappy miners - Paul (L), Harry and Steve taken by JuliaJohn kitted up to try some prusiking at the Engine Vein display tents
Displays in Engine Vein main chamberPointing out rock formationsHappy miners - Paul (L), Harry and Steve taken by JuliaJohn kitted up to try some prusiking at the Engine Vein display tents
Roger demonstrates climbing a single rope   
Roger demonstrates climbing a single rope   

WOOD MINE - 2010
Sand Cavern. This group was kind enough to let me take pictures during their tourThis is what happens when the flash does not go offRabbit CavernsKey Chamber
Sand Cavern. This group was kind enough to let me take pictures during their tourThis is what happens when the flash does not go offRabbit CavernsKey Chamber
Key ChamberIn the middle of the mineGreen WaterfallOutside after the trip
Key ChamberIn the middle of the mineGreen WaterfallOutside after the trip
The dumper and rocket took centre stage (have a look at the Rocket page on this site for the full story)   
The dumper and rocket took centre stage (have a look at the Rocket page on this site for the full story)   

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