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Geevor Underground

Drilling and Blasting

 

Development

Click to see a larger version of this imagea pair of developers preparing for blasting

Development is the process of mining the tunnels underground to reach and follow the lode. 


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Stoping

Click to see a larger version of this imagegroup of early miners drilling a stope

Stoping is the process of mining the lode between the levels.


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Removing the Ore

 

Tramming

Click to see a larger version of this imagetrammers underground

Wagons were used to transport broken ore underground, from the site of blasting to the bottom of the haulage shaft.


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Under the Sea

Click to see a larger version of this imagesealing the breach under the sea

As early as the 18th Century the workings at Levant mine, to the west of Geevor, stretched out below the sea bed. 


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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