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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Geevor Tin Mine > Photographs Of Geevor > Victory shaft...A VERY sad day!

Victory shaft...A VERY sad day!

Bob Orchard opening valve to drain pig lode sump water to bottom of incline via the disused compressed air pipes (So that the water would not be seen while underground tours were still taking place).
The mine took almost 3 years to the day to fill to adit level.

This photograph is by Engineer and was uploaded January 26th 2014. © Engineer please do not copy or distribute without prior express permission.

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