DCC website

Switch to narrow mode (if available)

Where am I?  DCC > ALDERLEY EDGE > PHOTO GALLERY > GALLERY - WOOD MINE

VIEW GALLERY

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.

click the picture to enlarge it, click the title to see detail

Sub-headings

    Wood Mine photos
    Link to Hough Level


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 endPassage to Chain Steps
At the end of the aditThe spring in Spring PassageSand CavernSand Cavern from the southern endPassage to Chain Steps
Chain StepsRabbit CavernsRabbit CavernsStope at the Blue Lake junctionBlue Lake
Chain StepsRabbit CavernsRabbit CavernsStope at the Blue Lake junctionBlue Lake
Old picture of Blue LakeThe Hough Level in Wood MineA candle in the lower levelsRoadworks ShaftRoadworks shaft, flooded
Old picture of Blue LakeThe Hough Level in Wood MineA candle in the lower levelsRoadworks ShaftRoadworks shaft, flooded
Digging a crawlCanal TurnWinch at Canal TurnStump Chamber from Key ChamberStump Chamber
Digging a crawlCanal TurnWinch at Canal TurnStump Chamber from Key ChamberStump Chamber
Crocodile CrawlBridge at North End ChambersUpper North End ChambersNorth Boundary FaultLower North End Chambers
Crocodile CrawlBridge at North End ChambersUpper North End ChambersNorth Boundary FaultLower North End Chambers
Reconstructed air doorFirst Green WaterfallSecond Green WaterfallThird Green WaterfallA backfilled passage
Reconstructed air doorFirst Green WaterfallSecond Green WaterfallThird Green WaterfallA backfilled passage
CrawlingJunction ShaftJunction ShaftShaft in Sand CavernShaft in Sand Cavern
CrawlingJunction ShaftJunction ShaftShaft in Sand CavernShaft in Sand Cavern
A shothole in NE ChambersA shothole in Sand CavernAdit entrancePutting in a new bridgeSecond green waterfall
A shothole in NE ChambersA shothole in Sand CavernAdit entrancePutting in a new bridgeSecond green waterfall
Sand CavernWiggly WormNorth Boundary Fault  
Sand 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  


This website requires cookies for certain operations.  To find out more, see our  Privacy Policy  I accept cookies from this site:   Agree
©Copyright DCC and Nigel Dibben: 2018
Last updated: 05/02/2017
DCC on Facebook (public site) DCC on Twitter Larger text  |  Smaller text  |  Site map

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

Valid CSS!