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Posts by Phil Jenkins

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Topic: Newbie S Wales
Phil Jenkins

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 20/01/2019 20:15:44   Subject: Newbie S Wales
Gwent Caving Club organise quite a few mining trips :-
http://www.gwentcc.uk/
Topic: Penwyllt research
Phil Jenkins

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/11/2018 16:25:57   Subject: Penwyllt research
This map shows the course of the zig-zag railway which can be followed on the ground reasonably easily
[img]http://www.industrialgwent.co.uk/w-b13-powis/Map-zig-zag.jpg[/img]
Topic: Penwyllt research
Phil Jenkins

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/11/2018 13:49:10   Subject: Penwyllt research
My photos are here but I've got to add the maps of the railways and tramroads.
http://www.industrialgwent.co.uk/w-b13-powis/index.htm#penwylltrailway
Topic: A (not very) interesting discovery
Phil Jenkins

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2016 09:35:21   Subject: A (not very) interesting discovery
I agree with the others, old maps are fascinating things.
but you've got your headline wrong!
It should at least say 'A (quite) Interesting Discovery'
Topic: Industrial Wales
Phil Jenkins

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 19/09/2016 19:19:26   Subject: Industrial Wales
It was only intended to be photo-gallery really but what sort of text would you like to see? Any suggestions welcome.
Phil
Topic: Aaron Brutes Level Iron Mine (mine)
Phil Jenkins

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 31/08/2016 15:24:58   Subject: Aaron Brutes Level Iron Mine (mine)
Yes, that's Engine Level.
This is Aaron Brutes level with a nice drainage level down under the bridge too.

[img]http://www.industrialgwent.co.uk/coity/Aaron%20Brutes%20level%2001%20100
Topic: NLS map viewer extended
Phil Jenkins

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 06/06/2016 13:51:05   Subject: NLS map viewer extended
I noticed the other week that 'old-maps' had extended their free zoom up one notch - perhaps they're feeling threatened...
Topic: coming out (Draethen)
Phil Jenkins

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 23/05/2016 19:30:13   Subject: coming out (Draethen)
I've got some surface photos and history on my website here :- http://www.industrialgwent.co.uk/machen/index.htm. There's loads of small surface pits and It's very difficult to reconcile what can be s
Topic: Well Pumphouse - information please
Phil Jenkins

Forum: South East England   Posted: 11/09/2015 11:59:36   Subject: Well Pumphouse - information please
I've no technical knowledge here but could it be that the pump or pumps weren't strong enough to lift the water in one go so there was an intermediate stage below ground? I've heard of similar arrange
Topic: Aerial ropeway foundations (photo)
Phil Jenkins

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/07/2015 10:09:28   Subject: Aerial ropeway foundations (photo)
There are two pylons from Nine Mile Point Colliery and a bucket from South Celynon Colliery in the woods above their sites. More photos on my website at http://www.industrialgwent.co.uk/blackwood/inde
Topic: Blaencuffin Coal Mine
Phil Jenkins

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 02/06/2015 19:01:09   Subject: Blaencuffin Coal Mine
They've bulldozed spoil in front of the adits but it didn't look too successful when I was up there a couple of months ago...
Topic: Blaencuffin Coal Mine
Phil Jenkins

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 02/06/2015 17:42:34   Subject: Blaencuffin Coal Mine
My photos of the area are here :- http://www.industrialgwent.co.uk/llanhilleth/index.htm and show the sites of the adits.

I don't think there's any way into the workings for either mine her
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