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Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Tamarmole

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 18:43:32   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="Pete K"]In Derbyshire we've been dealing with an increase in break ins to locked mines which is probably linked in some way to increased publicity on social media and is attracting visits from
Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/04/2019 22:56:52   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
So a qualified no then!
Topic: Wandering Twins
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2019 20:56:58   Subject: Wandering Twins
[quote="JohnnearCfon"][quote="grahami"]
A good place for them to rest for now.

Grahami[/quote]

I quite agree.

What concerns me now is what will happen next.
Topic: Wandering Twins
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/03/2019 20:53:52   Subject: Wandering Twins
Excellent photos.

Somewhere deep in the depths of my mind I seem to recall that Dorothy's frames passed though Brian Gent's hands which would suggest that it did not form the basis of one o
Topic: Devon Great Consols - possible reprint
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 15/03/2019 14:56:48   Subject: Devon Great Consols - possible reprint
Well worth getting a copy if you haven't already. Used copies are being offered for sale at stupid prices.
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/03/2019 21:38:43   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="Tamarmole"]I give it two months before everyone throws their toys out the pram ;)[/quote]

Your beard must qualify??
Mike[/quote]

Whilst it is tru
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/03/2019 20:40:34   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
I give it two months before everyone throws their toys out the pram ;)
Topic: historic miners truck....chuckle chuckle !
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/02/2019 08:15:52   Subject: historic miners truck....chuckle chuckle !
Similar experience.

Back in the 2000s my chums and I were digging George & Charlotte Middle Adit. To move spoil we put in an 18" gauge tramway. The tramway remained in situ after the di
Topic: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/01/2019 17:12:20   Subject: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Amazing resource :thumbsup:
Topic: MBE for services to Cornish Heritage
Tamarmole

Forum: Northern Ireland   Posted: 29/12/2018 10:30:43   Subject: MBE for services to Cornish Heritage
Well deserved.

Not the only Cornish MBE, Josh Bratchley from Gunnislake also got an MBE for his involvement in the Thai rescue.
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018!
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2018 20:17:13   Subject: Merry Christmas 2018!
Happy Christmas guys.
Topic: H there
Tamarmole

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/12/2018 19:40:43   Subject: H there
Hi, Welcome to Aditnow.
Topic: Gilson's Cove Mine
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/11/2018 16:55:18   Subject: Gilson's Cove Mine
Thanks for the replies chaps.

TFPOP did they get into anything worth the effort?
Topic: Gilson's Cove Mine
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/11/2018 20:06:16   Subject: Gilson's Cove Mine
Whilst walking the Cornwall coast path today (Rock to Port Isaac) I passed Gilson's Cove Mine where there are two open shafts. Has anyone dropped them?
Topic: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/11/2018 20:00:29   Subject: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
[quote="mikehiggins"]My vote would go to Gloucestershire CRG and Goodluck Mine Preservation Club.[/quote]

Works for me
Topic: New future?
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 18:48:32   Subject: New future?
If used properly WHS status can prove a powerful marketing tool. It is also useful for leveraging grants.

Whilst in itself the designation does not provide any additional protection to the
Topic: Tywarnhayle area.
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/10/2018 19:22:32   Subject: Tywarnhayle area.
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]There are a significant number of people poking around workings. There are a few "public ones" which are really dangerous.

There isn't the money for
Topic: Warren Moor Iron Mine (mine)
Tamarmole

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/10/2018 12:09:17   Subject: Warren Moor Iron Mine (mine)
Interesting site. Glad to see its getting some TLC. I always thought that the standard gauge branch line was overly optimistic.
Topic: Bat rabies
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/10/2018 11:49:22   Subject: Bat rabies
Prompted by a discussion going on over at UKC.

Something we should be aware of but not get too worked up about.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/rabies-risks-from-bat-b
Topic: Ystrad Einion
Tamarmole

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/10/2018 18:39:51   Subject: Ystrad Einion
No, it is a very easy walk in.
Topic: Ystrad Einion
Tamarmole

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/10/2018 17:04:11   Subject: Ystrad Einion
Roll up and walk in, it's not locked.
Topic: Members Survey
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/09/2018 18:18:37   Subject: Members Survey
Absolutely
Topic: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/09/2018 19:54:53   Subject: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
[quote="coachman"]Many thanks, Mike. Will do.

Dave[/quote]

Evidently a man of taste and discernment :thumbup:
Topic: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/09/2018 17:25:45   Subject: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
Good of you to flag this up.

In addition to the transcription, Woolock's notebook has also been heavily annotated by Robert & I. There are also additional chapters covering William Woolco
Topic: Hendreddu, Gartheiniog and Maesygamfa (plus more)
Tamarmole

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 06/09/2018 17:20:59   Subject: Hendreddu, Gartheiniog and Maesygamfa (plus more)
Excellent stuff. I've always been rather fascinated by the Hendre Ddu tramway since I read about it in Boyd many moons ago. Am I imagining it or has the bow frame simplex survived?
Topic: Caves
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 03/09/2018 19:57:12   Subject: Caves
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Thank you sir I have not upset everyone then ?

;([/quote]

Not at all. On the quiet many of us commit caving.
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/08/2018 19:39:26   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
[quote="Paul Marvin"]I know a diver that still dives and he is 84 and has a twinset on !:ohmygod:[/quote]

Blimey, diving whilst cross dressing :lol:
Topic: Hello from joss Ex Brodsworth miner
Tamarmole

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 29/07/2018 20:43:51   Subject: Hello from joss Ex Brodsworth miner
Welcome to AN :thumbsup:
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/07/2018 16:50:01   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Good video:thumbsup:

Any reason why you are using back mounted tanks as opposed to side mount?
Topic: Say hello!
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/07/2018 11:45:04   Subject: Say hello!
[quote="Martin Bull"]I've recently 'Googled' into this Forum and thought I'd update this rather aged thread.

I have a longstanding interest in Cornish mining ( since a family holiday in the
Topic: Gwynedd Archives
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/07/2018 22:19:49   Subject: Gwynedd Archives
Dealing with archives and libraries is getting increasingly difficult (for difficult read expensive). As an author I find reproduction fees for images has, in some cases, become prohibitive. For exam
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/06/2018 18:11:22   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Nice one, looking forward to it.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
Tamarmole

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/06/2018 20:03:14   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
Just got back, a great time was had. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Greenside mine book
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2018 08:22:37   Subject: Greenside mine book
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="sparlad"]'Worth only what someone as willing to pay'

hmmm, isn't that true of everything?

[/quote]

Yep and also what prompted me to publish
Topic: New Book - Wheal Trewavas
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/05/2018 22:24:38   Subject: New Book - Wheal Trewavas
The latest Trevithick Society publication is co-authored by Pete Joseph and the late Ali Neill and looks at this lesser known Cornish mine. It has been published as a tribute to Ali and has been part
Topic: Ironstone Mining In The Lincolnshire Wolds- new book
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 03/05/2018 19:08:27   Subject: Ironstone Mining In The Lincolnshire Wolds- new book
Many years ago Stewart Squires produced a very good book "The Lincolnshire potato railways"; a must for fans of obscure narrow gauge railways.
Topic: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/04/2018 21:40:42   Subject: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
Its a consequence of a visit of HMI mines.
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 21:31:54   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
[quote="royfellows"]I wasn't too bothered about money this time, I saw it as a window of opportunity, but they have offered, dont know how much though.[/quote]

Grab it.

Think of
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 19:09:10   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Having done quite a lot of this sort of thing the one thing I would say is make sure you get paid; they are, and they are making their money from your knowledge and experience. In the case of a trust
Topic: Tavistock Canal Book
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/03/2018 20:06:43   Subject: Tavistock Canal Book
Just received the good new that the Duke of Bedford has remitted any reproduction charges for images used in the canal book.
Topic: A Narrow Escape
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2018 08:14:52   Subject: A Narrow Escape
Pretty much what happened to me in Coad's a couple of weeks ago.
Topic: Snow in Cornwall !
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/03/2018 21:30:52   Subject: Snow in Cornwall !
[quote="trebor"]Will be in St Ives in a couple of weeks, hope it's a bit warmer, thought I had a bargain out of season.[/quote]

If it is any consolation today was lovely.
Topic: Tavistock Canal Book
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/03/2018 15:39:06   Subject: Tavistock Canal Book
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Private archives and the people who own them sometimes have some pretty funny ideas. But it is their stuff to set fire to, if they choose.[/quote]

Whi
Topic: Communicating in shafts
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/03/2018 08:15:51   Subject: Communicating in shafts
[quote="inbye"]What about air horns?
I'm thinking, fairly cheap, anyone could use one, no batteries, not affected by water, no fiddly buttons covered in mud etc.
Is there a downside?[/quote]
Topic: Communicating in shafts
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2018 13:31:01   Subject: Communicating in shafts
[quote="ttxela"]I've certainly been on winch trips in shafts where field telephones were set up but I guess that would be a bit excessive for a one off explore.

Maybe just arrange a system
Topic: Communicating in shafts
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2018 22:17:56   Subject: Communicating in shafts
This weekend myself and one of my chums headed into darkest Cornwall to drop a reasonable sized shaft. The shaft is about 40 - 50 meters deep, laddered (some fairly dodgy) with intermediate stagings
Topic: Happy Christmas
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2018 20:15:46   Subject: Happy Christmas
Mrs Tamarmole and I have just got round to eating our Christmas pud. That's Christmas 2017 dealt with!
Topic: Childrens Film Foundation: Luckett 1952
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/03/2018 22:25:15   Subject: Childrens Film Foundation: Luckett 1952
One or two shots of South Kit Hill. The main action was focussed around Bayleys shaft at Hingston Down. The house is still standing to full height.

Cracking find!
Topic: Landjoff oversuit.
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/02/2018 21:45:51   Subject: Landjoff oversuit.
Thought I would do an update on the Landjoff oversuit which I've had for nearly three years.

Its turned out to be the best caving oversuit I've owned (and I've had a few). After some initi
Topic: Photographs Of Devon Great Consols (Photo ref 54198) (photo)
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/02/2018 21:12:55   Subject: Photographs Of Devon Great Consols (Photo ref 54198) (photo)
1978.
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