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Posts by Mine donkey

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Topic: Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 04/08/2018 21:57:12   Subject: Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked
I’d be up for helping.
Topic: Tony Richardson & Brewery Shaft photo
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/09/2017 17:00:56   Subject: Tony Richardson & Brewery Shaft photo
Or even any photos of the original tower intact would also be great
Topic: Nenthead Mines Spray Paint!!
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 31/08/2017 21:39:47   Subject: Nenthead Mines Spray Paint!!
We were in caplecleugh on Sunday. To find 1 blue arrow on a straight section of level pointing outbye. Then found the word deep sprayed on the wall at the first bit of waist deep water. Thankfully thi
Topic: Thievery
Mine donkey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/05/2017 12:35:40   Subject: Thievery
The rope was in a blind dip just over a slight rise before the edge less that 30m away from us.

Sad times that people steal from others let alone a rescue team let alone a charity.
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Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/02/2017 20:43:49   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
[quote="PeteJ"]Would be good to dig the falls out - these were first dug through in 1975 - maybe time to go and finish the job....[/quote]

I had a look through today and found the flat out
Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/02/2017 19:35:42   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
[quote="ColinA"]Heading inbye before Luke Halls sump turn left then take a right crawl leads to the cross cut on the far side of the sump, a just in case route ![/quote]

This is now even mo
Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/02/2017 20:49:29   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
[quote="royfellows"]It looks a bit more serious than just the sides dropping away, more like major ground movement.

As a whole, big problems up at the Nent.[/quote]

This is how m
Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/02/2017 16:45:56   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Photos of pre and post collapse....

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Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/02/2017 18:38:49   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
[quote="gNick"]PM sent[/quote]

Snap
Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/02/2017 13:47:47   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
We have the grinder but would be really greatful of the clamps.
Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/02/2017 22:15:04   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
I'll post the photos up when I get a chance
Topic: New ladder to Proud's Flats
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/02/2017 17:52:09   Subject: New ladder to Proud's Flats
Tbf I did offer 2 cable ties out of my bag but we decided to be fancy.
Could of also used some bell wire that is at the bottom of the level.
Topic: Cleaning Crabs
Mine donkey

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 10/01/2017 20:08:43   Subject: Cleaning Crabs
I would also think it's worth cleaning your jammers and crabs as it allows time to check for defects. :guns:
Topic: Nenthead Traction engine (photo)
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/02/2016 21:41:13   Subject: Nenthead Traction engine (photo)
Yeah. I kinda jumped the gun before I'd checked a photo of the assay house. Would love to see some photos of how the smelt mill once was.
I think I've only seen one taken from the hill above cap
Topic: Nenthead Traction engine (photo)
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/02/2016 21:18:58   Subject: Nenthead Traction engine (photo)
Is it just me in thinking that it was taken in the smelt mill and door on the left is the assay house?
Topic: Smalcleugh Horse Level warning
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 03/01/2016 21:41:00   Subject: Smalcleugh Horse Level warning
I best pack the roof bars for the Landy then
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level.
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/01/2016 22:13:34   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level.
Was just wondering yesterday if the rangerover was still there
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level.
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/01/2016 07:31:01   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level.
It's not just there either. New Years trip to barons flats to find lots of fresh moving
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 12/12/2015 20:31:16   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Liking that one John.
Might be an idea to start cutting air pipes then also
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/12/2015 18:54:56   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
So when shall be the next work meeting?
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
Mine donkey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 09/12/2015 17:51:50   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Thinking of the free norpex frame work. I'm just wondering get if we could use air pipe to extend the height?
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