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Posts by J4M35

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Topic: Middleton Mine on the BBC
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/08/2010 21:01:08   Subject: Middleton Mine on the BBC
I recognise all the bits they go to in there from my visits, you don't really need a map for it but it is advisable!
Topic: Burglaries at Clipston Colliery
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/04/2010 20:01:42   Subject: Burglaries at Clipston Colliery
Nah, the downcast shaft is sound too, but I did once see a picture of part of the building fenced off inside, I think a single bolt fell off or something silly. Upcast is sound and solid.
Topic: Burglaries at Clipston Colliery
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/04/2010 22:43:21   Subject: Burglaries at Clipston Colliery
[quote="oildrum"]Although they look in reasonable condition, things are pretty bad & would be looking at considerable costs to put "right".[/quote]

I've been up, they're sound. Not a spot o
Topic: Bestwood and Clipstone
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/03/2010 12:04:39   Subject: Bestwood and Clipstone
Did you get inside on the official visit? I tried to get one but they wouldn't let me so I casually ambled in a few days later, then casually ambled up the headstocks...
Topic: Bestwood and Clipstone
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/03/2010 11:28:13   Subject: Bestwood and Clipstone
Ah that fence was there when I went in, they must have repaired it all now though. At least they're looking after it more now.
Topic: Bestwood and Clipstone
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/03/2010 17:43:07   Subject: Bestwood and Clipstone
Nothing's been done with clippy yet then? Last time I checked they'd ramped up security, which can only be a good thing.
Topic: Pics and Lighting.
J4M35

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/03/2010 20:29:40   Subject: Pics and Lighting.
Just photoshop yourself in :tongue:
Topic: Pics and Lighting.
J4M35

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/03/2010 18:41:12   Subject: Pics and Lighting.
[quote="rhychydwr1"]Oh dear. No scale :bored: [/quote]

Still looks good though!
Topic: Roys Underground Photo/Divers Lamp
J4M35

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/02/2010 16:18:41   Subject: Roys Underground Photo/Divers Lamp
[quote="ChrisJC"]Ignore Tony, he's a wind-up merchant at best! :guns:

Chris.
[/quote]

Ah, a "troll"
Topic: Roys Underground Photo/Divers Lamp
J4M35

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/02/2010 23:05:42   Subject: Roys Underground Photo/Divers Lamp
[quote="rhychydwr1"]
Roy - make another switch without paying me royalties, I will have your goolies for garters.

[/quote]

First, prove you have legal copyright, second, pro
Topic: Oldham FX2 lamps, Batteries and Charger for Sale
J4M35

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 12/02/2010 17:10:07   Subject: Oldham FX2 lamps, Batteries and Charger for Sale
About what sort of price are you looking for?
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 12/02/2010 17:09:17   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Now that DOES sound good, how deep were the workings if you know?
Topic: Annesley Coal Mine
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/02/2010 19:40:37   Subject: Annesley Coal Mine
[quote="ICLOK"]So saved then or not?[/quote]

Depends who buys them. Anyone got a quid I can borrow...
Topic: Annesley Coal Mine
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 30/01/2010 21:11:38   Subject: Annesley Coal Mine
Thanks, doesn't surprise me, who told you that?
I've heard it may be staying.
Topic: Annesley Coal Mine
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/01/2010 21:58:52   Subject: Annesley Coal Mine
I've got a few photos of the bathhouse and headstocks before demolition (mid 2009) as well:

[img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2583/3987801181_c31ab244d9.jpg[/img]

[img]http://f
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 20/01/2010 18:50:54   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Just saw it, it was alreet :)
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 19/01/2010 19:21:47   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Ooo, if you get some an you let me know? I don't mind the odd brick to clutter up my parent's garden :)
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/01/2010 23:56:33   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Yep - and I know they were built in 1941, my grandfather built 'em.
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/01/2010 23:29:05   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
The main sheds were built in 1941!!!
:curse:
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 02/01/2010 23:26:30   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
[quote="ICLOK"]James mate, can you photograph your article and send it me... sadly when I got to the Elms to buy it in the evening... they had already packed up the spares and refused to let me have o
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 31/12/2009 00:08:18   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
[quote="ICLOK"]Those wonderful cranes we photographed in 8 shop are just a twisted pile of metal now!! Drove by on A610 and stopped on bridge... dear oh dear... :( [/quote]

I went up the t
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 29/12/2009 23:09:37   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Thanks, I got banned from a forum previously because my age apparently means I cannot take photos. I am surprised they let me in Butterley, but they did ;D
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/12/2009 12:55:09   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Hi all, the article I did will be in the Derby Evening Telegraph on the 28th of December :)

Here is a photo of the last bit of roof coming off of number 8 shop:

[img]http://far
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/12/2009 12:25:52   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
[quote="Morlock"]I see 28Days have a few pics.

http://www.28dayslater.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=45551[/quote]

Yeah they're mine, well spotted :)
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/12/2009 16:12:29   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
[quote="ICLOK"]the owners plan is to realistically demolish the lot if he gets his way bar the two listed buildings... the plan is to fill the site with Hardcore waste and bury the furnace bank[/quote
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/12/2009 16:09:37   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
[quote="tater24"]J4M35 any idea when the article will be in the telegraph? hope ive not missed it.[/quote]
Some time soon I think :)
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/12/2009 16:47:56   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
[quote="neonpike"] i believe the stationry power group at the midland railway centre have been using ex st pancras butterley co materials for their new engine house . wonder if the spiral staircase c
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/12/2009 20:17:00   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
I doubt it will go anytime soon, but a new use needs to be found for the building, that stairase was in pristin condition when I went, along with the whole of the old works, but in ICLOK's photos, I s
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/12/2009 11:20:00   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Here's said spiral staircase:

[img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2567/4057891453_d049579cf1.jpg[/img]

It's lovely, I hope they keep it.
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 02/12/2009 19:54:12   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Yeah, should hopefully be good, it's about 1000 words, mainly on the history but with a good bit about the demolition and some pictures.
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 02/12/2009 19:20:19   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Everyone look in the Derby Evening Telegraph around christmas... I've done a big article, and it includes some photos I took inside the buildings on a day I took off work especially for it (I got perm
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/12/2009 21:42:56   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
This is very interesting, may it be possible to access the shafts from inside the furnace itself?
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/11/2009 22:38:17   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
Well said everyone, even if they don't restore it, converting it to something else would be ok, then at least they wouldn't be forgotten, best to restore them as a museum or something though.
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/11/2009 22:57:47   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
There will be nothing left soon...
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/11/2009 22:46:29   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
Well, the east midlands approach to listing is to "accidentally" demolish it during repair work, open it up so it will "mysteriously" burn down, or let it fall down on it's own. All of which are happe
Topic: Competition Entry - Mr Mike
J4M35

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 23/11/2009 22:36:12   Subject: Competition Entry - Mr Mike
I'd love to see Grove Rake, it looks awesome :o
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/11/2009 22:30:06   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
I've been up both Clipstone and Annesley, Annesley was very rotten, yet still easy to repair as it was a small structure, Clipstone is massive, the actual structure itself is fine, it's just the rotte
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/11/2009 17:57:46   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
As far as I know, they want to, but can't. The local newspaper wants to keep them now, which is a start.
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/11/2009 23:09:08   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
Do you know where the bays were? I'm guessing the old furnace bank. There's nothing like that inside the works itself, unless the planes are under where the houses now are.
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/11/2009 22:54:24   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
Thanks folks, I have similar stuff from annesley if anyone is interested :)
Topic: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/11/2009 13:55:30   Subject: Butterley Engineering... The Scrapman Cometh
I know that a Messerschmitt BF109 was in there during the war, I never knew of it being moved, so we'll see what appears. I never got inside the powerhouse, it was horrible to see that generator being
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/11/2009 11:58:36   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
[quote="J4M35"][quote="ICLOK"]Fabulous dare I ask how you got em? ;)[/quote]

Best not really ;) [/quote]

I'll put them in the user album in a bit when I resize them :)
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/11/2009 11:26:29   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
[quote="Jimbo"][quote="derrickman"]is this more 28DL stuff?[/quote]

Looks like it ;) [/quote]

Nooo! I don't do 28dl, but I do that kind of stuff. I thought people might like to
Topic: Butterley Works. A not so grand day out... for somebody!!!
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/11/2009 00:06:34   Subject: Butterley Works. A not so grand day out... for somebody!!!
[quote="Dean Allison"]Excellent! I know what it is like getting chewed to pieces by police dogs. Not nice!

J4M35 good to see you here man. :) [/quote]

Dean! I'll get my holme ba
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/11/2009 23:36:41   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
[quote="ICLOK"]Fabulous dare I ask how you got em? ;)[/quote]

Best not really ;)
Topic: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/11/2009 23:22:13   Subject: Clipstone Colliery... The Unseen Bits
I am sure you all know about Clipstone Colliery, well, here are some bits you may not have seen ;)
All photos taken by me over various visits to the winding house and headgear.

[img]
Topic: Butterley Works. A not so grand day out... for somebody!!!
J4M35

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/11/2009 22:01:14   Subject: Butterley Works. A not so grand day out... for somebody!!!
Nice to meet you, and nice to get some chavs their come-uppance. I'll put some holme bank photos up soon.
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