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Life at the edge

Mines and Miners

 

Lighting the Mine

Click to see a larger version of this imageearly carbide lamp

 


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Mine Managers

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In order for a mine to work effectively a team of workers is the key to success.


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Timberman

Click to see a larger version of this imagetimberman working underground

The work of a timberman at Geevor was a skilled, varied and often challenging one. 


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Miners' Jobs

Click to see a larger version of this imagegroup of 6 miners sitting underground

It took a large number of people to make sure the mine worked safely and efficiently.


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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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