Foss Barite Mine. 1986
Foss Barite Mine, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. The 670 m. level B1 stope. The slusher pulley and wire rope system allowing forward and backward pull of slusher. The slusher is a mechanical drag shovel loader used to pull recently blasted ore to the top of a drawpoint or raise where the ore falls to be collected at a lower level by an underground dump truck.
Photo P001571. Reproduced with the permission of the British Geological Survey ©NERC. All rights Reserved.
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