Members away trip

A few pictures from our visit to nenthead mines Cumbria

Along the level
A rest break
Carved in the past
Special offer 2 for 1
Wooden rails still in place
A ladder from the past
Painting by nature
Original wagon/tub still in the workings

Esk mine powder magazine

Pictures by Eric Duston

Work progressing on the left hand side of the doorway .

Bricks being set into the centre of the wall,on this magazine the wall is three courses of bricks thick .

Colin checking the bricks are level

Work progressing on the right hand side of the door,note the slots for the original wooden floor joists.

Another brick goes into place