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Geevor Underground

Services Underground

 

Surveying

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Basic surveying was probably undertaken from the time that miners started working underground, often by the miners themselves.


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Ventilation

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The ventilation system at Geevor was crucial in maintaining a safe working environment underground.


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Pumping

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Water has always been a major problem for the Cornish miner as mining progressed deeper underground.


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Geevor at Grass

The Company

 

Geevor Tin Mines Ltd

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The company, Geevor Tin Mine Ltd was formed in 1911, nearly one hundred years ago. 


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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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