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Wood Mine
Wood Mine is probably the most-visited mine on the Edge and has a good variety of mining and geological features. It was mostly worked between about 1860 and 1875.

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Wood Mine photos
Ceremony when Wood was reopenedWood mine manhole entranceBuilding the adit entranceAdit entrance
Ceremony when Wood was reopenedWood mine manhole entranceBuilding the adit entranceAdit entrance
Inside entranceAt the end of the aditThe spring in Spring PassageSand Cavern
Inside entranceAt the end of the aditThe spring in Spring PassageSand Cavern
Sand Cavern from the southern endPassage to Chain StepsChain StepsRabbit Caverns
Sand Cavern from the southern endPassage to Chain StepsChain StepsRabbit Caverns
Rabbit CavernsStope at the Blue Lake junctionBlue LakeOld picture of Blue Lake
Rabbit CavernsStope at the Blue Lake junctionBlue LakeOld picture of Blue Lake
The Hough Level in Wood MineA candle in the lower levelsRoadworks ShaftRoadworks shaft, flooded
The Hough Level in Wood MineA candle in the lower levelsRoadworks ShaftRoadworks shaft, flooded
Digging a crawlCanal TurnWinch at Canal TurnStump Chamber from Key Chamber
Digging a crawlCanal TurnWinch at Canal TurnStump Chamber from Key Chamber
Stump ChamberCrocodile CrawlBridge at North End ChambersUpper North End Chambers
Stump ChamberCrocodile CrawlBridge at North End ChambersUpper North End Chambers
North Boundary FaultLower North End ChambersReconstructed air doorFirst Green Waterfall
North Boundary FaultLower North End ChambersReconstructed air doorFirst Green Waterfall
Second Green WaterfallThird Green WaterfallA backfilled passageCrawling
Second Green WaterfallThird Green WaterfallA backfilled passageCrawling
Junction ShaftJunction ShaftShaft in Sand CavernShaft in Sand Cavern
Junction ShaftJunction ShaftShaft in Sand CavernShaft in Sand Cavern
A shothole in NE ChambersA shothole in Sand CavernAdit entrancePutting in a new bridge
A shothole in NE ChambersA shothole in Sand CavernAdit entrancePutting in a new bridge
Second green waterfallSand CavernWiggly WormNorth Boundary Fault
Second green waterfallSand CavernWiggly WormNorth Boundary Fault

Link to Hough Level
The 'Temple'Pillar and Post SeriesPillar and Post Series 
The 'Temple'Pillar and Post SeriesPillar and Post Series 

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