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Posts by Morrisey

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Topic: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
Morrisey

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/01/2019 18:56:30   Subject: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
It's a great read, long time in the making but well worth the wait.
Topic: Farnley workings (photo)
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/10/2018 19:45:27   Subject: Farnley workings (photo)
The location is in the garden of the new properties as you turn left onto Green Lane from Hall lane..
Topic: Wilderswood
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2018 23:18:23   Subject: Wilderswood
Half a mile to the nearest road!:lol:

New cover on order and some stone slabs placed over last night in the interim:thumbup:
Topic: Wilderswood
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/08/2018 14:05:34   Subject: Wilderswood
One half of the lid is missing!
Topic: Wilderswood
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/08/2018 22:18:49   Subject: Wilderswood
I've posted this in general in the hope that someone who uses this site sees this post and and takes the appropriate action.

The above mine has been available for all in the know to enjoy
Topic: Old Moulds
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/02/2018 20:21:00   Subject: Old Moulds
Cheers gents
Topic: Old Moulds
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/02/2018 21:45:28   Subject: Old Moulds
Looking at calling in here in the near future, do i need any tools to open the gate?
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2018 09:39:43   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Sir Francis?
Topic: Miners' greeting
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/10/2017 13:25:26   Subject: Miners' greeting
The German greeting "Gl├╝ck auf" is still used today. I visited Prosper Haniel earlier this year and it was common to hear this greeting between miners coming on and off their shifts, generally broken
Topic: 2018 Calendar - beneficiaries
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/09/2017 22:59:06   Subject: 2018 Calendar - beneficiaries
A change from the norm. I'd like to nominate Lancashire Mining Museum, aka Astley Green Museum. Some great work going on there at the moment.

https://lancashireminingmuseum.org/
Topic: Sensitive sites and discretion
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/08/2017 23:16:51   Subject: Sensitive sites and discretion
Easy....just don't share with nobheads on social media, keep sensitive sites to like minded people, ie Aditnow.
Topic: Anglezarke Lead Mine (mine)
Morrisey

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/05/2017 22:56:12   Subject: Anglezarke Lead Mine (mine)
There is the gated sough.
Topic: Anything similar to Croesor-Rhosydd?
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/03/2017 21:32:44   Subject: Anything similar to Croesor-Rhosydd?
It was on the list but seems to have been pulled:(
Topic: 2016 competition entries
Morrisey

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 26/12/2016 20:24:10   Subject: 2016 competition entries
Crisp Delph
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Hilltop Colliery
[link]109642[linkphoto]109642[/linkphoto][/link]

Hilton Mine
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Topic: Wanted: Ian Tyler's Cross Fell and Mines of the Cumbrian Pennines
Morrisey

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 02/12/2016 21:14:07   Subject: Wanted: Ian Tyler's Cross Fell and Mines of the Cumbrian Pennines
I have the book but don't want to sell it. Is there some info in particular that you want from it that i can help with?
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2016 22:21:15   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Would like to add to the list;

Swaledale.
Coniston through trip.
Ratgoed ( the rope trip that was arranged by AN waaay back in 2010 was brilliant :thumbup: )
Topic: Unoficial Mining Memorial - Bersham
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/04/2016 15:05:02   Subject: Unoficial Mining Memorial - Bersham
Those Germans know how to use their slag heaps.

http://www.ruhr-tourismus.de/en/cities-in-the-ruhr-area/bottrop/tetraeder-bottrop-tetrahedron.html

http://www.halden.ruhr/landscha
Topic: Big tunnel entrance in Dinorwic...
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/04/2016 21:52:16   Subject: Big tunnel entrance in Dinorwic...
http://www.electricmountain.co.uk/ I hear the tour is worth doing.
Topic: Browns Folly, Square Well Clean Up
Morrisey

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 14/02/2016 22:22:19   Subject: Browns Folly, Square Well Clean Up
Well done to all involved in the clean up.
Topic: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment - NOW REPAIRED
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/02/2016 22:21:23   Subject: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment
Just to confirm that the Zip line is on it's way out. As stated one of the wire braids on the cable has rusted through, i taped it down again but tbh the cables days are numbered.

Best way
Topic: King Coal
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2016 23:36:13   Subject: King Coal
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]Any idea of the source,?
Seam outcrop alongside said river or old opencast site.[/quote]

Outcrop in the river. Looks like the raging floods have scoured the riverbed a
Topic: King Coal
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2016 22:50:23   Subject: King Coal
Stumbled across this chunk of coal whilst out on the MTB.

Known to be the finest burning coal in the Wigan coalfield, this fine specimen from the Arley seam appeared after the recent floods
Topic: CRTT
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2016 20:10:55   Subject: CRTT
Thanks all for the info.
Topic: CRTT
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/02/2016 19:38:05   Subject: CRTT
I take it that's a no then? :lol:
Topic: best mine trips for rainy days
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/02/2016 21:05:59   Subject: best mine trips for rainy days
The walk up to Force Crag in a howling wind and horizontal rain is the perfect way to start a mine mooch.:thumbsup:
Topic: CRTT
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/02/2016 21:03:16   Subject: CRTT
Has anyone been through recently and can give the heads up on the condition of the ropes etc as i will be venturing down there in the coming weeks?
I have some rope that is to good to scrap and
Topic: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
Morrisey

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 20/01/2016 21:48:40   Subject: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
Good man.... Got your pm.
Topic: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
Morrisey

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 19/01/2016 22:51:34   Subject: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
[quote="Cuban Bloodhound"]Yup, I've had a look for some of the fireclays around here and all that was left were waterlogged depressions where the drift or shaft once was.[/quote]

Let me kno
Topic: Groverake
Morrisey

Forum: North East England   Posted: 25/11/2015 22:15:17   Subject: Groverake
Good luck with that, be a great shame to lose that headgear from the skyline.
Topic: Hidden mine found at Rastrick Quarry
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/10/2015 22:18:32   Subject: Hidden mine found at Rastrick Quarry
It appears to be in incredibly good condition - shame it's gonna disappear before anyone sees it....... Rik :angel:
Topic: Parys Copper Mine
Morrisey

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/08/2015 22:05:10   Subject: Parys Copper Mine
[quote="sinker"][quote="TwllMawr"]

what's "Cementation Mining"?

[/quote]

http://en.cementation.com/

Where my pension fund is currently sitting!

Topic: Coal Authority Interactive Map
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/06/2015 22:04:51   Subject: Coal Authority Interactive Map
[quote="tonto125"]Hi,

I understand that and I don't expect every single adit to be open but always nice to walk along the mountain and check, especially on a nice day. What's the worse that
Topic: Flagstone Mines, South Pennines - Info required?
Morrisey

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/05/2015 22:15:37   Subject: Flagstone Mines, South Pennines - Info required?
Pinner Quarry?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/b3tarev3/sets/72157626034818545
Topic: Bwlchglas, what is happening?
Morrisey

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 21/04/2015 22:16:44   Subject: Bwlchglas, what is happening?
Deffo Eastern European car wash.
Topic: Snowy Photo Comp - Winner!
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/04/2015 21:47:58   Subject: Snowy Photo Comp - Winner!
Aye - that's a belter.:thumbup::guns:
Topic: New album page
Morrisey

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 27/02/2015 21:25:12   Subject: New album page
Looking very good sir.:thumbup:
Topic: Pub Area
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 20:05:28   Subject: Pub Area
Knock knock :flowers:
Topic: New SuperSize photo page
Morrisey

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 24/01/2015 21:16:56   Subject: New SuperSize photo page
:o Gonna have to view the entire AN collection again now!!
Topic: Who had it the best?
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/12/2014 13:43:14   Subject: Who had it the best?
Present day for me. There's still boat loads of long forgotten mines that are waiting to be found and explored.

I'm fortunate to live in a part of the country that still has lots to offer
Topic: Trips in 2015
Morrisey

Forum: Events   Posted: 11/12/2014 10:00:52   Subject: Trips in 2015
Wouldn't mind another ropey one at Ratgoed?
Topic: Caphouse Colliery Through Trip
Morrisey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 22/11/2014 23:00:06   Subject: Caphouse Colliery Through Trip
The 'tourist' mines here in the UK really are a country mile behind our European counterparts when it comes to developing a mine into a major tourist attraction that generates revenue and employment a
Topic: Caphouse Colliery Through Trip
Morrisey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 22/11/2014 21:58:47   Subject: Caphouse Colliery Through Trip
Is that the official stance or your assumption?
Topic: Caphouse Colliery Through Trip
Morrisey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 22/11/2014 20:56:34   Subject: Caphouse Colliery Through Trip
Do they allow photography?
Topic: Cae Coch
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/11/2014 20:35:03   Subject: Cae Coch
Had a look at this place today and i was saddened to see the the way that nature has taken it's toll from when i first visited.

The roof on the brake house has all but collapsed, speeding u
Topic: Ashton Moss (or New Moss) Colliery
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/11/2014 19:28:25   Subject: Ashton Moss (or New Moss) Colliery
Bradford Colliery Horizon Layout
https://www.flickr.com/photos/28709338@N04/10748419985/sizes/k/

Topic: Ashton Moss (or New Moss) Colliery
Morrisey

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/10/2014 21:24:05   Subject: Ashton Moss (or New Moss) Colliery
Here are a couple of publications form a friend of mine that may be of interest to you?
http://www.amberleybooks.com/shop/article_9781848689251/Walkden-Yard%3C_BR%3EThe-Lancashire-Central-Coalfie
Topic: Errors uploading photos.
Morrisey

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 20/10/2014 23:10:54   Subject: Errors uploading photos.
Mine uploaded fine yesterday - also using chrome too?
Topic: Carrock Wolframite Mine
Morrisey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/10/2014 20:49:46   Subject: Carrock Wolframite Mine
Isn't access just an Allen key, what lock are you on about?
Topic: Aerial Photographer seeks interesting mine/quarry
Morrisey

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 11/07/2014 22:31:22   Subject: Aerial Photographer seeks interesting mine/quarry
[quote="RobBain"][quote="skimble"]Why not display your photos here?
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/album/Parys-Mountain-Copper-Mine-User-Album/
The Upload links are on the top right of the page.[/
Topic: Carrock Wolframite Mine
Morrisey

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/07/2014 11:40:12   Subject: Carrock Wolframite Mine
Enjoyed that :thumbup:
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