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Topic: copy of Barmasters records,
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2013 21:09:11   Subject: copy of Barmasters records,
thanks AR, am just trying to help. as you say if Jim hasnt known about it then maybe it dosnt exist, it seems they dissappeared after a meeting at a quarry nr hope. !!!
thanks anyway.
Topic: copy of Barmasters records,
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/09/2013 16:57:12   Subject: copy of Barmasters records,
I am looking for a copy of the 1932 report into the lead mining industry, published by the Derbyshire Mines Dept, which contains a copy of all the lead mine owners in Derbyshire at that time or a cop
Topic: Thermal water - Matlock Bath
minerat

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 31/07/2012 16:41:18   Subject: Thermal water - Matlock Bath
Bodens shop wa on the left hand side of M.Bath as you look toearsd Matlock a little bit before Holme road on your left there is a long set of steps which join Holme road higher up. faceing those step
Topic: Large artefact identification help please.
minerat

Forum: North East England   Posted: 15/07/2011 22:33:33   Subject: Large artefact identification help please.
it looks like what anyone would do on a winters day, use up owt lying about to make a fireplace, looks like thats what some-one did. where`s the chestnuts.
Topic: Stolen Oldhams..
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2011 20:01:25   Subject: Stolen Oldhams..
wonder how terrifying a couple of hundred mad blokes in mining gear helmets, pick handles etc would be !!!!!!! :devil:
Topic: digging spades
minerat

Forum: Europe   Posted: 26/02/2011 22:23:39   Subject: digging spades
I already have the larger american screw spade/pick shovel, so really these are of no use to me, although 1944 military collectors may be interested would much prefer the to be used for what they were
Topic: digging spades
minerat

Forum: Europe   Posted: 25/02/2011 15:54:31   Subject: digging spades
thanks vanoode, just made an old man happy. :thumbsup:
Topic: digging spades
minerat

Forum: Europe   Posted: 25/02/2011 12:20:08   Subject: digging spades
sorry simon I can`t seem to copy and paste it into forum, (think I1m losing the plot) the fotos (2) are in my personal album to have a look at. an old scrote going senile or summat !! :oops:
Topic: digging spades
minerat

Forum: Europe   Posted: 25/02/2011 10:12:14   Subject: digging spades
hi roy, will put pics up when I find out how to, have put em onmine sites but not on forum,cant seem to find the tab for inserting fotos.
Topic: digging spades
minerat

Forum: Europe   Posted: 24/02/2011 21:10:41   Subject: digging spades
after a long series of illnesses I got round to photographing 2 digging spades I have spare, I seem to remember there was a topic about them but cant find it. these are 1944 ex army gear good solid me
Topic: Overalls, p.p.e and shin pads ....
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/01/2011 19:43:34   Subject: Overalls, p.p.e and shin pads ....
do these furry suits get heavy when wet ?.
Topic: Miners Tools.
minerat

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 10/12/2010 19:31:27   Subject: Miners Tools.
will take some 2moro.
Topic: Miners Tools.
minerat

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 10/12/2010 19:01:51   Subject: Miners Tools.
I have several miners picks of different types..(dont know the names) one type you can knock off the pick head by knocking a slotted pin out. the others are kist small picks. put fotos on in wanted.
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/12/2010 21:16:12   Subject: boulby trip.
HI John, I think Neil is going to organise a trip for april time, just have to keep our eyes open, thanks.
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/12/2010 20:11:01   Subject: boulby trip.
I feel I must appologise about the boulby trip. I cancelled the previous Fri, knowing the weather was going to be bad. (and it was) I invited the aditnow members due to what I was informed a cancellat
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2010 21:23:27   Subject: boulby trip.
dont have fone nos simon.will go on to my e.mails and get list cheers ike
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2010 20:13:06   Subject: boulby trip.
as you may have seen or not. Neil has cancelled the trip to Boulby due to bad weather, hoping for another in April, sods law.. SORRY GENTS, and Thanks Neil for letting everyone know.
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2010 20:20:44   Subject: boulby trip.
Hi All going to Boulby. I am not going I have rung the mine to say so. Its not worth me travelling or even attempting it with more snow forcaste for mon and tues. there was supposed to be a foot over
Topic: Going digging - folding shovel!
minerat

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 24/11/2010 20:46:08   Subject: Going digging - folding shovel!
the U.S.Army trenching too with folding pick and shovel, wooden handle are o.k. Ive had one for 35 years its the best thing I ever bought, you have to keep greese on the threads tho, i put a 6" piece
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2010 20:33:54   Subject: boulby trip.
Thanks moocher but was only joking about the car, although I feel like I need one sometimes, I will decide if I`m going on the monday as I will be staying overnight mon and tues. I asume you have a 4x
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2010 11:39:19   Subject: boulby trip.
just had a word with Boulby Potash re our trip and weather, if the weather is so bad that we cant get we should ring the on the monday and let them know we cant get, the no is.....01287640140...Sarah
Topic: Hello and piccies
minerat

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/11/2010 21:22:21   Subject: Hello and piccies
thanks morlock thats what I meant.
Topic: Hello and piccies
minerat

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/11/2010 20:00:50   Subject: Hello and piccies
if the pics are "old" ie.60s70s etc do they have to be "altered" into another format, only asking cos I have some too.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/11/2010 18:42:43   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I had let it go in my last reply but you decided to put your bit in.now it is over.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/11/2010 18:37:18   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
it dos`nt alter the fact I have a right to say if something offends me, and that did, I like good jokes of most kinds ?? but that was too far for me...end of.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/11/2010 18:34:41   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I dont care when it was posted it still offended me.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/11/2010 16:41:19   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
the madeline joke isnt very nice. I find it offensive towards the little girl and her parents, there are a lot of parents on this site how would they feel in the same circumstances, im not being a spo
Topic: boulby trip
minerat

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/11/2010 18:51:13   Subject: boulby trip
my advice is to wear the shorts if they offer them.....its so hot down there. and a spare water if you are taking a bag with you, very salty air.
Topic: boulby trip
minerat

Forum: Events   Posted: 12/11/2010 20:48:49   Subject: boulby trip
it is tradition to make a donation to their xmas fund, please give em something they go to a lot of trouble to look after evryone. thanks greatly !!
Topic: boulby trip
minerat

Forum: Events   Posted: 11/11/2010 22:43:36   Subject: boulby trip
would the people going to Boulby please sign in at security by 10 a.m. you will be told where to go and who you are meeting, from there its all planned out for you. I will seee you there at 10am. enjo
Topic: Calendar 2011 - I want one!
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2010 20:07:19   Subject: Calendar 2011 - I want one!
put me down for one please. :thumbsup:
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2010 20:04:29   Subject: boulby trip.
one place left for boulby anyone interested ?????? if so pm me ..name,chest size.height and boot size please.....also be quick
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/10/2010 20:31:40   Subject: boulby trip.
two places going spare if anyone interested, due to cancellation. let me know a.s.a.p. by pm.name, chest size,height,bootsize. thanks


Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/10/2010 22:37:08   Subject: boulby trip.
all the peole who wanted to go have been informed. 8 people so if all go this trip is full. just waiting for the asked for info. should be a good trip. into the ground at the speed of light !!!! :thum
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/10/2010 18:49:37   Subject: boulby trip.
no probs.
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/10/2010 15:52:28   Subject: boulby trip.
would people give me definate ye or na on the boulby trip please I need to get the info to the mine organiser a.s.a.p.
thanks.
I have so far.

moocher (2)
richard levett (1)<
Topic: Any Ideas? TURNER-DAVIES MINING PLANT
minerat

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/10/2010 21:31:46   Subject: Any Ideas? TURNER-DAVIES MINING PLANT
Just been through all my .."The Colliery Guardian" may 1888 and other years. also "The Mining Journal" Oct 1893 and other dates...nothing. other stuff to check out if anything..let you know.
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/10/2010 20:37:52   Subject: boulby trip.
the date is .30th Nov.210. max 8 persons. names going will be taken in order of first come as in boulby trip.
Topic: boulby trip.
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/10/2010 23:33:57   Subject: boulby trip.
I have had a cancellation for a trip to Boulby at the end of november from a group of overseas likeminded people. would anyone like to take their places, if I clear it with the trip organiser at Boulb
Topic: Milldam mine - not reopening
minerat

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 30/08/2010 17:33:54   Subject: Milldam mine - not reopening
well said toadstone and A.R. no good agravating a snake when its got you cornered, all peak parks have a job to do under rules and regs. we also live by them...i think. there were a lot of quarries a
Topic: Beneath Hill 60
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/08/2010 10:54:33   Subject: Beneath Hill 60
a bit nearer home, I used to dig for spent bullets on a shooting range on the old Palais Royal grounds at Matlock Bath during the war, the army used it for a while. ...a long sand pit with a sandbag b
Topic: Beneath Hill 60
minerat

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/08/2010 00:01:54   Subject: Beneath Hill 60
it was on one of the discovery channels, tons of nasty stuff just stacked up, some with old detts and primed, I would NOT liked to have been near it or even lived with 50 miles of the place, and they
Topic: Chatterley Whitfield on Country Tracks
minerat

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/08/2010 22:42:27   Subject: Chatterley Whitfield on Country Tracks
that site was up and running at one stage..what happened, now its a site for the "new generation" offices, the rest is somewhat in rack and ruin, stuff lying about, scrap mans paradise. whats happened
Topic: Bolting a vertical ascent
minerat

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 25/07/2010 21:32:25   Subject: Bolting a vertical ascent
I aways used a maypole for short shafts with a electron attached and weighted down with a big boulder anything more than 30ft you can get a bendy pole, now thats scary. best to know your limitations i
Topic: iron mine
minerat

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/05/2010 10:36:04   Subject: iron mine
thanks for that Sougher, hope you are well too, and active. a friend of mine gave me the information just said there was a mine/dump near carsington which as the crow flies could be near Brassington.
Topic: iron mine
minerat

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/05/2010 09:38:55   Subject: iron mine
can anyone tell me the location of an iron mine/dump near Carsington, Derbyshire.....not sure if its a mine or just a dump, could be interesting historicaly...cheers
Topic: Family tree stuff
minerat

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 12/05/2010 21:24:38   Subject: Family tree stuff
HI you say your family owned the mines you mentioned, If I am right John Puxley owned the Bearhaven mines, if you family were miners from Ireland I can put you in touch with a man who has and knows a
Topic: preservation of eimco rocker shovel?
minerat

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 21/04/2010 22:47:26   Subject: preservation of eimco rocker shovel?
could have been either, will check when I go up in a couple of weeks. when He (gilbert) knew the power was going off I suggested to him to get as much as possible on to grass, it didnt happen everythi
Topic: preservation of eimco rocker shovel?
minerat

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 21/04/2010 20:54:41   Subject: preservation of eimco rocker shovel?
hi. AR. you are right , it was left down the pit during flooding along with about 50 tubs. and the loco!!!!! we tried to pull the loco up with the front loader as it was still attached to the steel ro
Topic: water flow in mines
minerat

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/03/2010 22:41:01   Subject: water flow in mines
what I have is an old well which was dug in 1800s at the bottom is a small stream which if the temperature is o.k. and the flow rate is constant we intend to get some heat from it. thanks for the info
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