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Hello, newboy here
Posted: 11/08/2017 18:23:52
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I do not think I am going to be an explorer!!! Spent a week in South Wales and went down the 'Big Pit' and now reading Coombes book. Frightening world this coal mining. I am here because I was trying to learn a bit about coal and Welsh Dry Steam in particular to use in my steam engine. Have found out that what comes out of Ffos-y-fran is steam coal as it is on the edge of the rim but is also sold as house coal but not for smoke free zonesSmile. The driver of the Bleanavon and Pontypool railway gave me four big lumps to try so I got 50 kilos!!! Really looking at the seams and the old mines that worked them!
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Posted: 11/08/2017 21:05:52
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Considering the number of seams worked at Ffos y fran,the above is quite feasible. IP: 82.153.104.56
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