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Topic: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/11/2007 18:36:30   Subject: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
Just uploaded the EPC account, 1983. Best of luck making sense out of it.
Topic: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/11/2007 12:42:08   Subject: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
It is from the Gwynedd Archives Service and is in the late David Bicks "Old Copper Mines of Snowdonia" as well as being reproduced elsewhere.
In the 1980s Eldon Pothole Club did a complete explor
Topic: Basset Mines; BM32 1987
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/11/2007 15:29:07   Subject: Basset Mines; BM32 1987
Hi Gang
I am not looking for a pat on the back, I do what I do because its what I'm interested in.
I urge anyone who is interested in Cornish mining to download my pdf of the Basset Mines. A
Topic: Ex chimney pipes (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/11/2007 10:37:25   Subject: Ex chimney pipes (photo)
This is interesting in the fact that the system of using pipes such as these for a chimney was used at Talybont (nr Aberystwyth). In 1868 George Green of the Cambrian foundry installed a 5 h.p. steam
Topic: Bowydd Slate Mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2007 19:37:47   Subject: Bowydd Slate Mine
Let me have my little chuckle please Simon, and I promise to pull the pic tomorrow. Lets let everyone share the joke!
R
Topic: Bowydd Slate Mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2007 19:17:27   Subject: Bowydd Slate Mine
Rather in this kind of theme?
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Topic: Bowydd Slate Mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2007 17:56:19   Subject: Bowydd Slate Mine
Tried to take a look at November -Photo-Of-The-Month, told that I do not have high enough security clearance.
Posibilities:

#1 I will have to practice my special handshake.

Topic: Low Horse Level, 1999 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 30/10/2007 19:15:52   Subject: Low Horse Level, 1999 (photo)
Ha, You certainly where not sticking your neck out!
Thanks for the input. I have only been up to Admiralty Flat once and it must have been on the same roll of film as I took my low horese shots.
Topic: Low Horse Level, 1999 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 30/10/2007 17:09:34   Subject: Low Horse Level, 1999 (photo)
If memory serves me correct, its beyond the truck. Straight on goes to the collapse that totally blocks the passage, left goes for a short distance.
This area was 'lived in' by Elizabeth Bowden a
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 29/10/2007 09:22:30   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
Shropshire Caving and Mining Club have done a lot of exploration in the area, including the Lincoln Hill workings before being infilled. As a member I have their journals, which include a lot of artic
Topic: Amsterdam
royfellows

Forum: Europe   Posted: 26/10/2007 17:09:46   Subject: Amsterdam
Yep, the sex trade.
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/10/2007 17:06:48   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
The Lincoln Hill mines at Ironbridge have also been infilled, digging the fall in the adit will lead nowhere.
Topic: External flash / speedlight?
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 26/10/2007 10:18:59   Subject: External flash / speedlight?
I have uploaded a picture tken in Rampgill last weekend to demonstrate what I am talking about above. Working solo, I used 2 flashguns to fire 4 flashes. Fujifilm S9500 onj tripod, ASA 400, F3.6 and 3
Topic: External flash / speedlight?
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 24/10/2007 21:16:24   Subject: External flash / speedlight?
A lot of people these days are painting in with LED torches or similar, it produces decent pictures but never brilliant ones. Also, if you want really good pictures, forget completely fitting a flash
Topic: Llanrwst Lead Mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/10/2007 10:17:56   Subject: Llanrwst Lead Mine
Llanrwst is just down the road from Bettws-y-Coed and certainly not in the Lleyn Peninsula! Access to the mine is from the neighbouring Parc Mine, I should know, as its by way of my dig and ladderway!
Topic: StenLight review
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/10/2007 09:37:26   Subject: StenLight review
Hi Chris
Can you please confirm duration test as in your Stenlight review.
You state 21 hours on full power?
The manufaturers themselves only claim 2 hours on turbo or 3 to 5 on thermal
Topic: Aberllefenni
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/10/2007 21:01:04   Subject: Aberllefenni
Peasant!!!
You have to be careful with me at this time of night, I will have started on the Martini and 4X
RF
Topic: Aberllefenni
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/10/2007 10:35:53   Subject: Aberllefenni
He would take an instant liking to you, most definately.
Topic: Aberllefenni
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/10/2007 10:23:05   Subject: Aberllefenni
Aberllefenni is just up the road. Robert has a house up at Cwn Einion, its the large house with timber balcony that you pass on your left driving up. He is a very nice guy but takes alarm quickly when
Topic: Aberllefenni
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/10/2007 09:45:22   Subject: Aberllefenni
I know Robert Plant and he owns the land up at Cwm Einion and goes in the mine sometimes., hence his awareness of the area.
Topic: Cwmorthin re-timbering weekend 24/25th Nov
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 08/10/2007 16:38:25   Subject: Cwmorthin re-timbering weekend 25/25th Nov
Absolutely.
I will bring it along. It has various extension pieces and I believe that it generates about 10 tonnes of pressure. Its the same equipment as used by the Fire Service for opening up c
Topic: Cwmorthin re-timbering weekend 24/25th Nov
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 08/10/2007 15:04:47   Subject: Cwmorthin re-timbering weekend 25/25th Nov
I can virtually guarantee the Saturday at least, its useful worthwhile work in which I would like to help.
RF
Topic: Maen Offeren Slate Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/10/2007 22:38:59   Subject: Maen Offeren Slate Quarry
Absolutely.
The chirman is "Mole" AKA John Hine, I was sitting next to him last night at the SCMC annual dinner.
We are not a funding organisation by any means, the society is supported by i
Topic: Maen Offeren Slate Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2007 12:09:05   Subject: Maen Offeren Slate Quarry
You can count me in on any restoration project, however it may soon be too late. I was up there last Sunday and more windows smashed in the mill, plus smashing of some of the electrical gear, ammeters
Topic: From the (Gwynedd) archives...
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/10/2007 18:53:11   Subject: From the (Gwynedd) archives...
The artist has taken quite a lot of licence here. At risk of putting my head on the block, and I know its from Gwynedd archives, but it looks like Seven Sisters cavern, Dudley.
RF
Topic: Martha mine to be restored
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 28/09/2007 18:03:52   Subject: Martha mine to be restored
No adits will be sealed. The clearing of the Martha wheal pit was by volunteers from WMS. The cost was born personally by Michael Brown the author and project leader except for £100 from Welsh Mines P
Topic: Competition Entry - Roy Fellows
royfellows

Forum: The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 26/09/2007 13:14:22   Subject: Competition Entry - Roy Fellows
Botallack Crowns Engine Houses

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