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Posts by Llanigraham

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Topic: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
Llanigraham

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/10/2020 22:32:11   Subject: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
Video doesn't work.
Topic: More Maps
Llanigraham

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/10/2020 23:02:50   Subject: More Maps
[quote="sinker"][quote="sinker"]

[quote="AR"]Just found this 18th century image of a Welsh mine, listed as near Pont Aberglaslyn - anyone got an idea as to which one?
https://www.bl.uk
Topic: Bug on Lead Mine maps
Llanigraham

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 14/09/2020 21:01:54   Subject: Bug on Lead Mine maps
That's fine if you know what you are looking for, but not when like I was, you are looking at a particular area.
Topic: Bug on Lead Mine maps
Llanigraham

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 14/09/2020 20:37:06   Subject: Bug on Lead Mine maps
It is very slow!!

Just been checking what it lists for the Hafren Forest area, as I'm currently doing a survey of the Built Environment up there, and I've got a lot more sites to see than l
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Llanigraham

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/09/2020 21:50:40   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
It is a lot more difficult to officially close a RoW than that nowadays!
Topic: Van Lead Mine (mine)
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 07/09/2020 23:41:46   Subject: Van Lead Mine (mine)
I've PM'ed you.
Topic: Look at This Bad Boy
Llanigraham

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/09/2020 12:50:50   Subject: Look at This Bad Boy
[quote="pwhole"]I seem to remember The Crazy World of Arthur Brown also had one of these when he was on [i]Top of the Pops[/i] ;)[/quote]

I can (just) remember going to see The Crazy World
Topic: Van Lead Mine (mine)
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/09/2020 09:56:55   Subject: Van Lead Mine (mine)
[quote="Lizzie81"]Hi, I think it was me asking a long time ago. I live there and I have explored the area quite extensively since asking and uploaded a pic or two.

I have just ordered the
Topic: Llanfyrnach
Llanigraham

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 27/08/2020 15:12:07   Subject: Llanfyrnach
[quote="PaulinBont"]Did a surface walk of Llanfyrnach yesterday .
The Cornish Engine House has been restored into a lovely residence, the chimney is listed. Found the adit by the river but was ve
Topic: Hidden BBC Wales Drama
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/08/2020 23:32:30   Subject: Hidden BBC Wales Drama
The Hinterland locations map isn't that accurate, as in the last series the Chapel they used was the one at Staylittle that had recently closed and is now being converted into a house.
A friend o
Topic: new Mid Wales book,O'r Ddaear Fyddar Faith Mwyn o Ganolbarth Cymru / Worn by Tools and Time Ore from Mid Wales
Llanigraham

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 31/07/2020 23:16:20   Subject: new Mid Wales book,O'r Ddaear Fyddar Faith Mwyn o Ganolbarth Cymru / Worn by Tools and Time Ore from Mid Wales
[quote="Moorebooks"]I have just received my stocks of this book and it is superb in both quality of photography , but presentation and research, an excellent job

Author Ioan Lord, PB, 168p
Topic: New Mid Wales book
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 22/07/2020 22:09:39   Subject: New Mid Wales book
[quote="royfellows"]

If your interested in Dylife, then Michael Browns book is a must have. But be sure its the second edition which is hardback so easily identifiable.[/quote]

A
Topic: New Mid Wales book
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 22/07/2020 17:31:40   Subject: New Mid Wales book
[quote="joso"]It's a nice book, lots of interesting photos (some, I'm sure, taken by me!). Worth buying - I'd also recommend Ioan's first book, Rich Mountains Of Lead[/quote]

What areas doe
Topic: New Mid Wales book
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 21/07/2020 15:18:12   Subject: New Mid Wales book
Just been walking past Great Oak Books in Llanidloes and noticed a poster in the window advertising a new book available now on mining in Mid Wales:
"Worn by Tools and Time" by Ioan Lord.
Topic: Snailbeach Railway
Llanigraham

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 14/07/2020 18:56:23   Subject: Snailbeach Railway
There are Mid Walians as well! 8-)8-)
Topic: Book offer
Llanigraham

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/07/2020 18:16:11   Subject: Book offer
[quote="crickleymal"]Damn beat me tuit.[/quote]

;D;D;)
Topic: Book offer
Llanigraham

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/07/2020 15:59:27   Subject: Book offer
PM sent for the Van book
Topic: Van Lead Mine (mine)
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 23/06/2020 19:23:59   Subject: Van Lead Mine (mine)
[quote="royfellows"]I have to admit to a load of old photographs in digital form which I cannot really upload without permission from Simon Hughes who was kind enough to give them to me. I dont see Si
Topic: Van Lead Mine (mine)
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 23/06/2020 12:43:23   Subject: Van Lead Mine (mine)
[quote="Van Miller"]Old photos of Van Mine near Llanidloes. Thank you for your kind response, but I’m also on the hunt for photos. I will ask my extended family if they have any they can dig out. I
Topic: Deep shaft at Keelham, Denholme,
Llanigraham

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2019 14:16:01   Subject: Deep shaft at Keelham, Denholme,
[quote="r1xlx"]https://www.instantstreetview.com/@53.790471,-1.889041,19z,0t
[/quote]

Did you know that your link comes up as an email address, and not to a web page?
Topic: 2 queries
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/11/2019 20:01:40   Subject: 2 queries
1/ I must stop and take a good look at it.

2/ This old OS map shows a level at this point
https://maps.nls.uk/view/102185239
and there is the old copper level of Ogof Wyddon furth
Topic: 2 queries
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/11/2019 16:07:35   Subject: 2 queries
Whilst travelling around locally I have seen these 2 sites, and wondered whether anyone can tell me anything about them:

1/ On the A44 on the approach to Ponterwyd there is this blocked ent
Topic: Mine pop videos
Llanigraham

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/10/2019 14:50:10   Subject: Mine pop videos
Somewhere I'm sure I remember there is a video of a Welsh male voice choir singing the most moving song, Myffanwy, underground.
Topic: Mapping
Llanigraham

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 08/06/2019 00:08:37   Subject: Mapping
When I try to look at the mine details page I find that the maps are greyed out and it asks me if I am the owner of the site.

Is there something wrong at my end or yours?
Topic: Wheal Peevor
Llanigraham

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/05/2019 14:24:37   Subject: Wheal Peevor
There are/were 2 interesting geo-caches there.
Topic: Heyford Ironworks Iron Smelt Mill (mine)
Llanigraham

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/04/2019 18:33:49   Subject: Heyford Ironworks Iron Smelt Mill (mine)
https://maps.nls.uk/view/114479645

1900 OS 25" map shows that your land contained an old clay pit, and that there was a limekiln close to the canal bank, and not where the circles are on th
Topic: Gwynfynydd
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2019 22:08:54   Subject: Gwynfynydd
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]The link given by Robnw does confirm what I said regarding the route past Ty Mawr that whilst the sign is correct in stating it is not a public footpath, it is indicated on that
Topic: Amalebra Tin Works
Llanigraham

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 22:46:41   Subject: Amalebra Tin Works
Link:
https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/gallery/ultimate-poldark-fixer-upper-abandoned-2671836
Topic: Dylife
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 27/02/2019 22:20:46   Subject: Dylife
The chap in the farm on the left just after this shaft does seem to keep on eye on what is going on, but I've never had a problem walking around up there.
And the new owners of The Star are frie
Topic: question guys
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/01/2019 22:55:49   Subject: question guys
Minllyn, Corris etc are in [b]MID[/b] Wales.
Topic: Dylife
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 09/01/2019 13:40:19   Subject: Dylife
Anyone know what is happening up there at the moment?

I understand that a old shaft opened recently and was then filled in by the landowner, that another sinkhole into a mine has opened bel
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2018 20:53:29   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
And now Manod Mine/Quarry.

Good programme
Topic: Idle curiosity - where's this?
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/04/2018 22:17:31   Subject: Idle curiosity - where's this?
I stand corrected.
Topic: Idle curiosity - where's this?
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/04/2018 22:02:48   Subject: Idle curiosity - where's this?
Definately not Aberllefenni and would agree with Roy that it is Cwm Einon, otherwise known as Artists Valley

http://www.everythingaberystwyth.co.uk/artists-valley-home-to-robert-plant/
Topic: Earthquake?
Llanigraham

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/02/2018 16:28:42   Subject: Earthquake?
Well it sloshed my pint and some went on the bar!
I'm traumatised!!:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o
Topic: Picking Brains please
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/02/2018 14:48:50   Subject: Picking Brains please
RailMaponline shows nothing about a short line in that area, and the guy who researches that site is very thorough, and has picked up some very obscure, short lines. I expect if there was one there it
Topic: Exploration?
Llanigraham

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/08/2017 23:08:47   Subject: Exploration?
Was driving to and from Machynlleth today via the Dylife mountain road, and noticed something going on at this set of remains in the valley opposite the road:

https://www.bing.com/maps?osid
Topic: Theft from Caradon Railway, St Cleer
Llanigraham

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/08/2017 23:42:09   Subject: Theft from Caradon Railway, St Cleer
Lots of examples here:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1280&bih=670&q=gwr+boundary+marker&oq=gwr+boundary+marker&gs_l=img.3..0j0i24k1.1429.7072.0.742
Topic: ABERLLEFENNI QUARRY by Ray Gunn slate North Wales - available for download
Llanigraham

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/05/2017 23:34:46   Subject: ABERLLEFENNI QUARRY by Ray Gunn slate North Wales - available for download
Can't speak officially, but I am sure that the Corris Railway would be willing to sell some of the books in their shop if they were printed, also the new cafe at the Corris Institute.

EDIT.
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 09/01/2017 23:17:19   Subject: Hello
It isn't too bad at the moment.
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/01/2017 18:24:43   Subject: Hello
[link]109802[linkphoto]109802[/linkphoto][/link]

Couple more added to the folder, as above.
More to follow when the weather improves!
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 06/01/2017 21:35:27   Subject: Hello
[img][URL=http://s173.photobucket.com/user/Llanigraham/media/NRW/DSCF0017_zpsg57acpiy.jpg.html][IMG]http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w56/Llanigraham/NRW/DSCF0017_zpsg57acpiy.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/img]
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 06/01/2017 13:51:18   Subject: Hello
[quote="Llanigraham"]
Doing my first trip tomorrow mainly heading up to the Nant y Eira complex, weather permitting, but perhaps it is a good job I've got a 4x4!
[/quote]

Unfortun
Topic: Another shaft collapse
Llanigraham

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/01/2017 16:08:55   Subject: Another shaft collapse
[quote="royfellows"]Why, do they offer 'extra services'
:lol:[/quote]

No, it's to stop old farts being disturbed by kids.
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/01/2017 16:06:33   Subject: Hello
[quote="Wyn"]Hi, will these photos eventually be available to the public (through the NRW)? Along the lines of the various public registers they have.

Also not wanting to pry into commer
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/01/2017 16:04:45   Subject: Hello
[quote="sinker"]
Sounds like a dream job! Good luck and enjoy it!
Will NRW allow you to post photos on this web site?[/quote]

Doing my first trip tomorrow mainly heading up to th
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/01/2017 23:07:21   Subject: Hello
Everything that is visible.
Even got a listing for a well!
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/01/2017 17:54:29   Subject: Hello
Simple answer.
They want photos of what there is, and what condition it is in.
They have given me over 100 references to check.
Topic: Hello
Llanigraham

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 02/01/2017 23:53:38   Subject: Hello
Just joined, so a quick introduction.
I have had a long interest in industrial archaeology and mines and I now live down the road from the Hafren Forest.
Now got a small contract with NRW t
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