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Owner: Nigel Dibben Cwmorthin MineDate: 28 October 2012

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At the entrance :: Date 2012:10:28 10:31:48 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Dam in the workings :: Date 2012:10:28 10:50:22 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Lever operated gate valve on the dam :: Date 2012:10:28 10:51:20 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Waste wagon that was probably rolled down the incline when the working stopped :: Date 2012:10:28 10:52:18 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Waste wagon that was probably rolled down the incline when the working stopped :: Date 2012:10:28 10:52:33 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
At the entranceDam in the workingsLever operated gate valve on the damWaste wagon that was probably rolled down the incline when the working stoppedWaste wagon that was probably rolled down the incline when the working stopped
Olly looking at a missing bridge :: Date 2012:10:28 11:04:05 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Points :: Date 2012:10:28 11:04:46 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610A crane cum winch in one of the chambers at the top of an incline :: Date 2012:10:28 11:19:46 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Closer view of the crane :: Date 2012:10:28 11:20:18 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Electric motor and gearing :: Date 2012:10:28 11:20:54 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Olly looking at a missing bridgePointsA crane cum winch in one of the chambers at the top of an inclineCloser view of the craneElectric motor and gearing
Starter and speed controller :: Date 2012:10:28 11:22:15 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The incline :: Date 2012:10:28 11:26:16 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Another view of the incline - flooded :: Date 2012:10:28 11:23:24 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The remains of a dismantled derrick crane in the nearby level :: Date 2012:10:28 11:31:54 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Typical abandoned working area :: Date 2012:10:28 11:33:14 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Starter and speed controllerThe inclineAnother view of the incline - floodedThe remains of a dismantled derrick crane in the nearby levelTypical abandoned working area
Climbing down the remains of a staircase :: Date 2012:10:28 12:10:22 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Flooded workings :: Date 2012:10:28 12:12:20 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610In the caban chamber :: Date 2012:10:28 12:28:18 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The caban, trial level and chamber above :: Date 2012:10:28 12:31:38 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Reading old newspapers stuck to the caban wall :: Date 2012:10:28 12:13:55 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Climbing down the remains of a staircaseFlooded workingsIn the caban chamberThe caban, trial level and chamber aboveReading old newspapers stuck to the caban wall
Some rippled rock found in a floor :: Date 2012:10:28 13:00:47 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Connecting levels :: Date 2012:10:28 13:02:14 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Waterfall :: Date 2012:10:28 13:09:58 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Some crystals, possibly gypsum, in the roof :: Date 2012:10:28 13:12:09 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Olly's glove for scale :: Date 2012:10:28 13:12:21 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Some rippled rock found in a floorConnecting levelsWaterfallSome crystals, possibly gypsum, in the roofOlly's glove for scale
Climbing up to a winch operating platform :: Date 2012:10:28 13:35:13 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The winch platform :: Date 2012:10:28 13:30:57 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Mark climbing up too :: Date 2012:10:28 13:31:21 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610View of one of the winch drums from below :: Date 2012:10:28 13:31:52 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610From the other side :: Date 2012:10:28 13:32:16 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Climbing up to a winch operating platformThe winch platformMark climbing up tooView of one of the winch drums from belowFrom the other side
The top of the incline served by the winch :: Date 2012:10:28 13:32:51 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610In the compressor chamber :: Date 2012:10:28 13:39:28 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Cooling water tanks for the compressor :: Date 2012:10:28 13:39:07 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The waterwheel that powers the lamps in the compressor chamber :: Date 2012:10:28 13:50:22 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Waterfilled level - an alternative route! :: Date 2012:10:28 13:55:26 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
The top of the incline served by the winchIn the compressor chamberCooling water tanks for the compressorThe waterwheel that powers the lamps in the compressor chamberWaterfilled level - an alternative route!
Steve demonstrates the depth :: Date 2012:10:28 13:53:32 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Signing the visitor book :: Date 2012:10:28 14:01:48 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Entering the hurdle passage :: Date 2012:10:28 14:06:08 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Roof support :: Date 2012:10:28 14:09:01 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610And more support :: Date 2012:10:28 14:09:26 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Steve demonstrates the depthSigning the visitor bookEntering the hurdle passageRoof supportAnd more support
Some bridges haven't done well :: Date 2012:10:28 14:40:37 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610But others are still quite solid :: Date 2012:10:28 14:48:54 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610With good roof supports :: Date 2012:10:28 14:49:25 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610But there again! :: Date 2012:10:28 14:49:48 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Returning over a good bridge :: Date 2012:10:28 14:50:48 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Some bridges haven't done wellBut others are still quite solidWith good roof supportsBut there again!Returning over a good bridge
Rust formations on a chain :: Date 2012:10:28 14:52:01 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Another winch installation :: Date 2012:10:28 15:11:24 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Waterfall :: Date 2012:10:28 15:13:11 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Looking at some roof fall :: Date 2012:10:28 15:15:14 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Formations in the slate :: Date 2012:10:28 15:14:23 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Rust formations on a chainAnother winch installationWaterfallLooking at some roof fallFormations in the slate
One of the solid timber supports in the area ... :: Date 2012:10:28 15:16:28 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610... viewed from the other side :: Date 2012:10:28 15:16:44 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Miner's ladder :: Date 2012:10:28 15:18:06 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610And then back to the exit :: Date 2012:10:28 15:24:12 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610 
One of the solid timber supports in the area ...... viewed from the other sideMiner's ladderAnd then back to the exit