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Topic: 1880 's Channel Tunnel Attempt (photo)
ttxela

Forum: South East England   Posted: 03/07/2012 16:43:16   Subject: 1880 's Channel Tunnel Attempt (photo)
[quote="PeteJ"]Some info on the Sub Brit site by Nick Catford[/quote]

That's where I first saw it some years ago and I did make some enquiries then without much luck, The Sub-Brit site says
Topic: 1880 's Channel Tunnel Attempt (photo)
ttxela

Forum: South East England   Posted: 03/07/2012 14:58:41   Subject: 1880 's Channel Tunnel Attempt (photo)
This is something I've always fancied having a look at, is it still accessible?

Photograph:

[link]Channel-Tunnel-Tunnel-User-Album-Image-002[linkphoto]Channel-Tunnel-Tunnel-User-
Topic: NAHMO Conference 29th June - 2nd July
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 03/07/2012 09:18:32   Subject: NAHMO Conference 29th June - 2nd July
Yes, a very good weekend. Many thanks to all involved with the organisation and running of the event. :thumbsup:
Topic: Best wellies
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/06/2012 21:42:20   Subject: Best wellies
I do have to buy wellies but would never consider paying much more than a tenner :o

I haven't bought any other footwear for about 8 years though, work keep me in safety boots which suit m
Topic: NAHMO Conference 29th June - 2nd July
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/06/2012 21:55:42   Subject: NAHMO Conference 29th June - 2nd July
Looking forward to it, hoping we will get there in time for the meal on Friday evening but will be a bit tight as we'll be leaving Wisbech around 4:30.
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 22/06/2012 13:02:03   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]WCMS Annual BBQ 15-17/6/12[/b]

A social weekend at the Stump, good summertime fun had by all! :thumbup:

Despite some last minute drop-outs we still finished all the beer :)
Topic: Best way to find out who does land belong to ?
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/06/2012 16:30:25   Subject: Best way to find out who does land belong to ?
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=3793&pid=1

Discussed on here a while back - never did go and have a look though :(
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 12/06/2012 20:44:09   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]Mouldridge Mine 11/6/12[/b]

A brief stop on my way back from working in Manchester to muck about a bit with the camera.

[link]Mouldridge-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-76087[linkp
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 10/06/2012 13:10:18   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]Maison Blanche, Neuville St Vaast 6/6/12[/b]

My work colleague Tony’s plans for his WW1 trench re-creation are getting close to coming to fruition and his trips to France and Belgium are
Topic: Olympic Flame
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/05/2012 10:19:35   Subject: Olympic Flame
[quote="AR"]Shame they won't be dloing the relay with the flame in the safety lamp, rather than the official torch. I look at it and keep thinking it was designed by Ali-G,who came up with the giant b
Topic: Olympic Flame
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2012 14:55:35   Subject: Olympic Flame
Just answered my own question;

http://www.dmm-pitwork.org.uk/html/garforth.htm

Apparently only a Garforth will do.
Topic: Olympic Flame
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2012 14:53:42   Subject: Olympic Flame
I heard today on the radio that the Olympic flame was being transported by air in a "mining safety lamp" is this the case?
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 15/05/2012 13:09:13   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]12/5/12[/b]

WCMS Reigate Open Day

The first of the season. Mrs T came along too. I spent most of the day in Barons helping to show visitors round.
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 29/04/2012 20:15:48   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]13-15/4/12 WCMS Peak Weekend[/b]

A trip with AR (many thanks :thumbup: ) to see a couple of smaller sites since our planned Ecton trip fell through.

Limepits Mine
[link
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 06/04/2012 20:49:07   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]GMS 4/4/12[/b]

A trip into GMS to see the cleaned down plateways, very impressive! A large group and a pleasant evening, young T was able to come along due to the Easter holidays but was
Topic: NAHMO Conference 29th June - 2nd July
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/04/2012 20:18:18   Subject: NAHMO Conference 29th June - 2nd July
We'll be there as usual - camping on site of course, near the beer tent :thumbsup:
Topic: SRT? why bother? try this!
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2012 08:44:12   Subject: SRT? why bother? try this!
What is it? a sort of bungee jump?
Topic: Milwr Tunnel Hydro Electric Proposal
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/03/2012 16:01:38   Subject: Milwr Tunnel Hydro Electric Proposal
A network of small local Light Water Reactors Perhaps?
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 10/03/2012 22:00:07   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]4/3/12 WCMS Box Trip[/b]

A trip in to Box with a large group, a pleasant day spent exploring at a leisurely pace :thumbsup:

I was joined by one of our ladies from work and h
Topic: Insulation & toilet bits for sale
ttxela

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2012 13:40:15   Subject: Insulation & toilet bits for sale
[quote="Trewillan"][quote="davetidza"]A Czech version of a mobile toilet - Chrustenicka Iron Mine

[link]Chrustenicka-sachta-Iron-Mine-User-Album-Image-72886[linkphoto]Chrustenicka-sachta-Ir
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 06/03/2012 20:33:59   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]23/2/12 Montes de Malaga[/b]

Still in spain we visited the small range of hills just outside Malaga. By the roadside we found this small mining trial. Perhaps it was for iron?

Topic: Missing Member Journal
ttxela

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 02/03/2012 21:51:09   Subject: Missing Member Journal
Many Thanks, I am much obliged :flowers:
Topic: Missing Member Journal
ttxela

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 02/03/2012 21:44:46   Subject: Missing Member Journal
The link works and I've just updated it, however it's still not showing in the members journals section?

Not that I'm wanting to grumble or anything :)
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 02/03/2012 21:23:56   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]22/2/12 El Chorro & the Camino Del Ray, Andalucia[/b]

In spain visiting the sister-in-law we visited the El Chorro gorge and took a look at the famous Camino Del Ray walkway. The walkway
Topic: Missing Member Journal
ttxela

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/03/2012 22:37:09   Subject: Missing Member Journal
Ah, many thanks, I'm back :flowers:

Where had I gone?
Topic: Missing Member Journal
ttxela

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/03/2012 21:49:53   Subject: Missing Member Journal
Where has my Journal gone ;(

It seems o have completely disappeared :(

I appreciate it may not have been the most riveting read but I was fond of it.....

Have I co
Topic: UK counties without underground mines
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/02/2012 17:20:12   Subject: UK counties without underground mines
There are explorable underground mines in Cambridgeshire 8-) Albeit only very short lengths of underground passage.

http://www.mine-explorer.co.uk/mines/Balsham-Chalk-Quarry_941/Balsham-Ch
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 19/02/2012 15:48:05   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]South Wales 10-15/2/12[/b]

A bit of a low key no publicity trip a couple of weeks ago.

Then the first half of half term in the WCMS cottage at Penwyllt with the family, a litt
Topic: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/02/2012 21:34:00   Subject: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
Yes, many thanks :thumbup:
Topic: Gas masks in coal mines
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/01/2012 21:05:57   Subject: Gas masks in coal mines
They are very handy for making onion marmalade though!

[photo]Personal-Album-259-Image-71980[/photo]
Topic: Rowter Hole
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/01/2012 20:37:53   Subject: Rowter Hole
I like the look of that! Very nice photos :thumbup:
Topic: Big Pit Blaenafon: mine manager post advertised
ttxela

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 19/01/2012 20:54:33   Subject: Big Pit Blaenafon: mine manager post advertised
Well, lets hope they find someone by the closing date of the 31st of January. I'm planning a visit there in February!
Topic: Parys Mining Development
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/01/2012 21:59:55   Subject: Parys Mining Development
I hear exploratory drilling has re-commenced at Parys.
Topic: Trips and meets in 2012
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/01/2012 15:31:58   Subject: Trips and meets in 2012
[quote="Cat_Bones"][quote="AR"]I'll see about getting an Ecton visit organised, I can't promise this as part of the Derbyshire weekend as it would depend on Andy Tickle's availability but I'm sure we
Topic: Sealed - Church Mine North
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/12/2011 11:12:30   Subject: Sealed - Church Mine North
Sounds like Rustydog is going to have a go at talking to the landowner, I'd hold off for a short while Roy :flowers:
Topic: Sealed - Church Mine North
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/12/2011 10:51:33   Subject: Sealed - Church Mine North
A great shame, I had hoped to visit at some point but have not got round to it yet, mind you I was only aware of it through reading about it on here ::)

It would be great if everything co
Topic: Tripod suggestion
ttxela

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/12/2011 23:38:13   Subject: Tripod suggestion
I got one from 7day shop for £7 a few years back and it's still going strong.

Mind you more often than not it's just left in the boot of the car...
Topic: Exploding Batteries
ttxela

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/12/2011 09:43:43   Subject: Exploding Batteries
She's not using rechargables, just ordinary duracell AA's

The lamp is over a year old so I guess I'll not have much luck taking it back.

I guess some sort of short is the most l
Topic: Exploding Batteries
ttxela

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/12/2011 16:20:54   Subject: Exploding Batteries
About a year ago I bought Mrs T a headlight, she doesn't come underground but uses it for her work treating foot ailments. She uses it most days 2-3 times a day for 1/2 an hour or so.

Recen
Topic: Southern Spanish mines.
ttxela

Forum: Europe   Posted: 27/11/2011 09:57:24   Subject: Southern Spanish mines.
That does indeed look like great fun :thumbup:

However I will be with Mrs T, neither taking her along nor leaving her behind for the day would end well I fear :(

I may get aw
Topic: Shining Sough, Youlgrave, Derbyshire
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/11/2011 15:51:44   Subject: Shining Sough, Youlgrave, Derbyshire
Whats the current access situation?
Topic: Alison Hume's death in Galston mineshaft 'preventable'
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2011 10:49:05   Subject: Alison Hume's death in Galston mineshaft 'preventable'
http://www.shponline.co.uk/news-content/full/fire-chiefs-delayed-mine-shaft-rescue-on-safety-grounds

Gives a little more detail.
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/11/2011 13:07:49   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
[quote="unclej"] Prof John Gunn didn't mention the blocking of Magpie in the programe

[/quote]

Sorry but he did, hence my original post.
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/11/2011 11:07:01   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
[quote="unclej"][quote="ttxela"][quote="unclej"]How have I upset anyone? Peter Burgess first decided that my 'anthropomorphic phraseology' was a regretful feature of the modern world.

What
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/11/2011 10:41:00   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
[quote="unclej"]How have I upset anyone? Peter Burgess first decided that my 'anthropomorphic phraseology' was a regretful feature of the modern world.

What are your objections to blocking
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/11/2011 10:18:16   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
[quote="unclej"][quote="AR"] I don't claim any rights over Magpie Sough, but I'd be failing in my PDMHS duties if I didn't mount a robust challenge to a proposal to completely close off an important s
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/11/2011 22:11:30   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
Twas definitely Magpie sough they mentioned blocking on TV :confused:
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/11/2011 19:25:09   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
[quote="carnkie"][quote="ttxela"]Just seen a chap on Countryfile advocating blocking up Magpie Sough to restore the flow in the surface river - anyone know how seriously this is being looked at?
Topic: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/11/2011 19:06:18   Subject: Lathkill/Magpie Sough - Countryfile
Just seen a chap on Countryfile advocating blocking up Magpie Sough to restore the flow in the surface river - anyone know how seriously this is being looked at?

Topic: Competition Entry ttxela
ttxela

Forum: The 2011 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 13/11/2011 19:01:21   Subject: Competition Entry ttxela
My go at a Cathedral shot

[link]Box-Bath-Stone-Mine-User-Album-Image-69252[linkphoto]Box-Bath-Stone-Mine-User-Album-Image-69252[/linkphoto][/link]


Young T in Clive copper m
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