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Steve poses beside an older type of metal tub in a series of workings closer to the surface.

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Title: Steve poses beside an older type of metal tub in a series of workings closer to the surface.

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Neil poses beside a full tub of barites rich material waiting to be tipped down the chute into other tubs that were taken to the surface.Writing on a ceiling in the Great Shack. The writing dates the working to the 1790s.In the Great Shack where there is natural calcite deposited in the chamber. The Great Shack was a natural cave infilled with mud and galena.
Steve poses beside an older type of metal tub in a series of workings closer to the surface.In the Forest Chamber where there are a number of timber props. There is a pool on the floor and an active stream comes into the chamber from above.Snailbeach Mine, Shropshire - 2008
Preparing the ladders. This was a retro trip but with SRT for those who had forgotten their ladder technique.In one of the main stopes. The floor is loose debris.The NAMHO Chairman makes his way through a small connection between stopes.

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