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Photographs Of Balsham (Photo ref 120881) (photo)
Posted: 21/07/2020 12:21:21
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Some new photos added of the only underground mine I know of in Cambridgeshire. Nice to see the place hasn't really changed. I've not been for many years. That bale conveyor thing has been in there since I was at school, I reckon the farmer has forgotten about it Laugh

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Posted: 21/07/2020 13:14:53
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Nice work finding it out hard work around here isn’t it mate !

Is their much tunnels or just what you see in the pictures mate ?
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Posted: 21/07/2020 15:17:02
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Ah, it wasn't me added these latest photos, just noticed them on the site.

We used to cycle out there when we were at school. There's a series of short tunnels running out from an old quarry which now houses a sewerage works. 3 are easy to get to, the one with the steel door used to have old roofing tiles stored in it. The one with the farming equipment has a hole in the roof to surface which I always wondered about rigging up for some SRT practice.

The others are only accessible with some hacking through undergrowth and edging around a boggy or flooded area depending on the season, they don't go far, in fact you don't really need a light Laugh
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