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Isle of Man 1905 - Whats going on ?
Posted: 14/08/2019 08:44:23
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I came across the following photos which reports to the the Isle of Man in 1905.

Does anyone know the location, and is it mining related ?



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Isle of Man 1905 - Whats going on ?
Posted: 14/08/2019 08:45:53
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Bit easier to see on this version



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Posted: 14/08/2019 09:46:07
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Hi Chris,

Is that Bradda Head on IoM?
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Posted: 14/08/2019 10:36:40
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Hi Chris,

I did wonder the same as Mike but no current photos seem to show anything similar and I don't know the area at all. However a 19th C painting looks a bit more promising.



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and does rather suggest a tourist attraction in the area.

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Posted: 14/08/2019 10:48:23
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Groudle Glen Zoo.

http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/tourism/glens/groudle.htm

And more images:-

https://www.google.com/search?q=isle+of+man+zoo+groudle+glen&rlz=1C1CHBF_enGB779GB779&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=krbWFsoH7sdhYM%253A%252C0NbnnwUPDEQ_AM%252C_&vet=1&usg=AI4_-kT_pgGeXAXdXXdtYGM_oF3WKpLpDQ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiP18DciYLkAhXFTRUIHcXLCKIQ9QEwCXoECAkQCQ#imgrc=_&vet=1
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Posted: 14/08/2019 10:50:34
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Just got there myself.

http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/tourism/glens/groudle.htm

Sound like thats a bear pit !

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Posted: 15/08/2019 09:27:18
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The painting is a picture of Bradda Head with Bradda South mine and Milners Tower above it.
I’m sat looking at the same view now.
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Posted: 15/08/2019 17:58:31
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Engineman wrote:

The painting is a picture of Bradda Head with Bradda South mine and Milners Tower above it.
I’m sat looking at the same view now.


In Port Erin?

I suppose I could shift it to Bradda Lead Mine, I can't imagine it being an issue for the source and it is a good painting.

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Posted: 16/08/2019 08:53:08
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Sorry for the delay.
Yes in Port Erin, the Manx Mines Research Group have done quite a lot of work on the Bradda mines.
Great website, worth a look.
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