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Posts by C-J

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Topic: Steam Engine - Furness
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 09/04/2009 16:31:44   Subject: Steam Engine - Furness
[quote="MossSphere"]Anyone for a dig?[/quote]

Hell... Why not! Must be better than revision!

Sure you'd have to find the embankment n all that first though?? 200ft hole sounds p
Topic: Steam Engine - Furness
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 09/04/2009 15:55:11   Subject: Steam Engine - Furness
Okay, I remember there is this old tale knocking around the Furness area about a steam train then 'fell' into the ground, never to be seen again. Does anyone know of the truth of this and is it possi
Topic: False flooring photos
C-J

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/04/2009 15:48:49   Subject: False flooring photos
JEEEZ!

so what your saying is assume the quality of the ceiling is very similar to what your walking on???

Some of these look nasty! especially regarding the quality of the wood!
Topic: Broughton Moor Slate.
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 09/04/2009 14:17:06   Subject: Broughton Moor Slate.
Oki dokey... just the general then. Don't like the sound of these false floors!! They are found caving but are given away by certain features (echoes, vibrations and the cut of the passage) is there
Topic: Broughton Moor Slate.
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 09/04/2009 13:58:14   Subject: Broughton Moor Slate.
Hi there. Havent been around for awhile as am general based in Cardiff (where the caves are oh so big ;D ).

Anyway, back up ome in Ulverston and recently stumbled upon a rather large hole
Topic: New to Mining (In Furness)
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 03/09/2008 12:04:37   Subject: New to Mining (In Furness)
Sorry, been away for awhile (potholing in Austria - 700m deep shafts! :thumbsup: )

You mean you didn't get in the passages near the entrance? They certainly aren't blocked as these are t
Topic: New to Mining (In Furness)
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/07/2008 21:40:22   Subject: New to Mining (In Furness)
Lap - I cant PM yet :confused:


Yeh man, thats the right way (or the way we went in). But there are also two passages directly on your left as you walk in, we didn't find these till
Topic: New to Mining (In Furness)
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 06/07/2008 22:53:58   Subject: New to Mining (In Furness)
Christ! isnt 90 feet a lot for round these parts... This sounds more like it. Is that one straight shaft??

Anyone have any vague guides for ding dong?? Loving the sound of it!
Topic: New to Mining (In Furness)
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 04/07/2008 19:47:50   Subject: New to Mining (In Furness)
Hey man - Where is Henning Valley Cave. Went looking for it the other day and couldnae find it. Found some other small entances that didn't lead anywhere so I guess I was in the rightish area.
Topic: New to Mining (In Furness)
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 03/07/2008 19:16:08   Subject: New to Mining (In Furness)
Yeh - Eric Holland says that in his book didn't he? Well the second 'entrance' shaft he talks about has been filled with farmers rubble and the roof, though dodgy I doubt it is going to fall by an amo
Topic: New to Mining (In Furness)
C-J

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/07/2008 22:23:12   Subject: New to Mining (In Furness)
Hi there, I'm new to this site and to exploring mines in general (have do a lot of Caving though).

Me and a couple of mates are looking into some of the mines in the Furness area - starting
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