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Preparing the ladders.  This was a retro trip but with SRT for those who had forgotten their ladder technique.

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Title: Preparing the ladders. This was a retro trip but with SRT for those who had forgotten their ladder technique.

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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.
Kelvin points out features of the vein on the 40 yard level.Mining tools left at a bothy on the 40 yard level.  The enamelled can still contains a liquid.More tools.  The two rods nearer to the right are copper-ended ramming rods.

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