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royfellows

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Upper Silica Mine: Pumps in situ?
Posted: 03/02/2018 11:08:20
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This is for divers who have used the mine. I am actually prompted on this by Paul's amazing photograph.

The abandonment plans show several pumps at different stages down the incline. I am wondering if any are still in situ, obviously now under water. I appreciate though, that there are depth limits.
Any info appreciated, as indeed more underwater photos.



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Upper Silica Mine: Pumps in situ?
Posted: 03/02/2018 13:42:22
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The more underwater images the better.Flowers

Nice bit of video here Roy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhtGauH5g9E
IP: 86.186.138.83 Edited: 03/02/2018 13:49:13 by Morlock
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Upper Silica Mine: Pumps in situ?
Posted: 04/02/2018 18:56:18
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Thanks Roy Wink

This video guy does some great stuff , the one in Holme bank is still the best one thats been done in there. You can see the water clarity when its not been dived to much although in this vid the water was very low

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc2NO4SnJVM

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Upper Silica Mine: Pumps in situ?
Posted: 05/02/2018 08:10:22
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royfellows wrote:

This is for divers who have used the mine. I am actually prompted on this by Paul's amazing photograph.

The abandonment plans show several pumps at different stages down the incline. I am wondering if any are still in situ, obviously now under water. I appreciate though, that there are depth limits.
Any info appreciated, as indeed more underwater photos.



Roy We will be diving in there in a few weeks times (if thats ok with you of course) I will let you know, as for depth its not to deep even on the bottom level, around 21m

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