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Posts by moltonman

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Topic: cligga head Map
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/03/2013 19:28:59   Subject: cligga head Map
Isn't the surface area there a SSSI now?
Topic: cligga head Map
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/03/2013 23:56:17   Subject: cligga head Map
The timber deck at Contact Shaft station on 2 level ought to be avoided at all costs. It is now getting very rotten and it's a long way down to water.

That sounds like where we were - certa
Topic: cligga head Map
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/03/2013 23:10:23   Subject: cligga head Map
I went down there with a couple of mates in the 70's.

One of my mates was lowered on a rope - he came up pretty fast after he saw what he was dangling over - panicked so much he dropped his
Topic: Yesterdays Witness - Levant
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 21/02/2013 08:13:06   Subject: Yesterdays Witness - Levant
Many thanks for that.

It was the yesterdays witness film I was specifically interested in as, not only satisfying my interest - my father worked at Levant during the consolidation with Gee
Topic: Yesterdays Witness - Levant
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/02/2013 20:43:06   Subject: Yesterdays Witness - Levant
In the 1960s the BBC made a film in the yesterday's witness series about the Levant man engine disaster. There are snippets on the BBC website - but is there a full version anywhere?
Topic: Explosive switch
moltonman

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2010 23:29:05   Subject: Explosive switch
This item was brought into our museum recently, unfortunately the man who donated it left little information about it and I was wondering if any of you could give me some insight as to its possible or
Topic: Mining history of North Devon
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/11/2009 18:40:07   Subject: Mining history of North Devon
I've been looking at the conversion and I think it may be time consuming and probably, as you said, fairly inaccurate.
Topic: Strange hieroglyphics
moltonman

Forum: North America   Posted: 27/11/2009 11:58:42   Subject: Strange hieroglyphics
Its only a guess but..

Canaries are very sensitive to Methane or CO poisoning - hence their use in coal mines. But they are also quite sensitive to shock. If the canary was frightened to de
Topic: Mining history of North Devon
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/11/2009 11:33:17   Subject: Mining history of North Devon
Thats brilliant thanks.

I do voluntary work in the local museum, and as my father was a cornish miner - Levant, Geevor, Crofty and Wheal Jane, I've always had an interest. As it happens I'
Topic: Mining history of North Devon
moltonman

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/11/2009 09:57:30   Subject: Mining history of North Devon

I would be grateful if anyone can recommend locations for source material to research the mining history of the North Devon area - particularly around North Molton. Many thanks.
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