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Owner: Nigel Dibben Swan Mine and Brown's FollyDate: 4 March 2012
Pictures taken during a trip with the Wealden Cave and Mine Society

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SWAN MINE: Entrance passage :: Date 2012:03:04 13:29:36 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610A loading bay to transfer stone onto horse-drawn carts :: Date 2012:03:04 10:20:34 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The height of the workings before backfilling :: Date 2012:03:04 10:45:10 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610An unusal sight, a ladder up a faulted area :: Date 2012:03:04 10:54:07 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Cart tracks :: Date 2012:03:04 11:05:41 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
SWAN MINE: Entrance passageA loading bay to transfer stone onto horse-drawn cartsThe height of the workings before backfillingAn unusal sight, a ladder up a faulted areaCart tracks
Horse prints in the mud, carefully protected by boulders and tape :: Date 2012:03:04 11:08:49 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Saw sharpening bench with frigbob in place :: Date 2012:03:04 11:13:32 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610More cart tracks showing how the carts leant outwards on the curves :: Date 2012:03:04 11:33:37 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Relics including chain, partly worked blocks and a water trough :: Date 2012:03:04 12:06:36 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Crane in situ and in quite good condition, but very fragile :: Date 2012:03:04 12:19:03 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Horse prints in the mud, carefully protected by boulders and tapeSaw sharpening bench with frigbob in placeMore cart tracks showing how the carts leant outwards on the curvesRelics including chain, partly worked blocks and a water troughCrane in situ and in quite good condition, but very fragile
Crane in not quite such good condition after the roof fell on it :: Date 2012:03:04 12:45:34 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610A good illustration of the method of working in layers :: Date 2012:03:04 12:59:32 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610BROWN'S FOLLY: Larger passages still using horse and cart :: Date 2012:03:04 14:13:05 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Part of the mine where rail has been used known as Clapham Junction :: Date 2012:03:04 14:19:09 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Water troughs fed from seepage collected in a gulley carved round the pillar :: Date 2012:03:04 14:51:07 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Crane in not quite such good condition after the roof fell on itA good illustration of the method of working in layersBROWN'S FOLLY: Larger passages still using horse and cartPart of the mine where rail has been used known as Clapham JunctionWater troughs fed from seepage collected in a gulley carved round the pillar
Graffiti :: Date 2012:03:04 14:56:39 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Dead crane :: Date 2012:03:04 15:11:18 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Pit props in the middle route through the mine :: Date 2012:03:04 15:24:38 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610  
GraffitiDead cranePit props in the middle route through the mine