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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 entranceInside entrance
Ceremony when Wood was reopenedWood mine manhole entranceBuilding the adit entranceAdit entranceInside entrance
At the end of the aditThe spring in Spring PassageSand CavernSand Cavern from the southern endMineralisation in Sand Cavern
At the end of the aditThe spring in Spring PassageSand CavernSand Cavern from the southern endMineralisation in Sand Cavern *
Passage to Chain StepsChain StepsRabbit CavernsRabbit CavernsStope at the Blue Lake junction
Passage to Chain StepsChain StepsRabbit CavernsRabbit CavernsStope at the Blue Lake junction
Blue LakeOld picture of Blue LakeThe Hough Level in Wood MineA candle in the lower levelsRoadworks Shaft
Blue LakeOld picture of Blue LakeThe Hough Level in Wood MineA candle in the lower levelsRoadworks Shaft
Roadworks shaft, floodedDigging a crawlCanal TurnWinch at Canal TurnStump Chamber from Key Chamber
Roadworks shaft, floodedDigging a crawlCanal TurnWinch at Canal TurnStump Chamber from Key Chamber
Stump ChamberCrocodile CrawlBridge at North End ChambersUpper North End ChambersNorth Boundary Fault
Stump ChamberCrocodile CrawlBridge at North End ChambersUpper North End ChambersNorth Boundary Fault
Lower North End ChambersReconstructed air doorFirst Green WaterfallSecond Green WaterfallThird Green Waterfall
Lower North End ChambersReconstructed air doorFirst Green WaterfallSecond Green WaterfallThird Green Waterfall
A backfilled passageCrawlingJunction ShaftJunction ShaftShaft in Sand Cavern
A backfilled passageCrawlingJunction ShaftJunction ShaftShaft in Sand Cavern
Shaft in Sand CavernA shothole in NE ChambersA shothole in Sand CavernAdit entrancePutting in a new bridge
Shaft in Sand CavernA shothole in NE ChambersA shothole in Sand CavernAdit entrance *Putting in a new bridge *
Second green waterfallSand CavernWiggly WormNorth Boundary Fault 
Second green waterfall *Sand Cavern *Wiggly Worm *North Boundary Fault * 

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The 'Temple'Pillar and Post SeriesPillar and Post Series  
The 'Temple'Pillar and Post SeriesPillar and Post Series