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Geevor at Grass

The Company

 

Oliver Wethered

Click to see a larger version of this imageold portrait of Oliver Wethered

Oliver Wethered was a leading figure in Cornish mining for over thirty years.Oliver Wethered was the Chairman of Geevor Tin Mine Ltd from 1911.


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Mr Gilbert

Click to see a larger version of this imageMr Gilbert in front of the Victory Headgear

Mr K.A. Gilbert was the manager of Geevor between 1966 and 1973. 


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Processing

 

Processing and the Mill

Click to see a larger version of this imageprocessing machinery in the Mill

When the tin ore was found underground, it did not occur in big pieces, but in small crystals scattered through the rock.


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The Mill

Click to see a larger version of this imageinterior of the mill

By far the largest of all the surface buildings was the Mill.


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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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