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Posts by RetroGamerVX

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Topic: Video Explore : Claustrophobia : A Squeezy Mine & Cave Explore
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2020 12:36:21   Subject: Video Explore : Claustrophobia : A Squeezy Mine & Cave Explore
Yes, it's a coal region, intact there are 2x capped shafts very close to this one. Not found any signs of this one at the surface.
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 17:55:50   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Mine names are changed at the request of the relivent authorities due to public safety and mine preservation
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 16:11:06   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Read the note at the beginning of the video
Topic: Started new mining channel for my videos.
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/02/2019 15:48:23   Subject: Started new mining channel for my videos.
sorry, I didn't get a notification that you had responded. The video can be found at : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t185T2F1qzI

Steve
Topic: Abandoned Mine Explores Facebook Group
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/02/2019 19:23:46   Subject: Abandoned Mine Explores Facebook Group
Just to let you know, if you enjoy my Abandoned Mine Explore videos, one of which is below, we now have a Facebook group where we keep you up to date with current and future projects and you can ask u
Topic: Abandoned Mine Explore #22 : Huge Workings In The Mine Of 1000 Ladders (Video)
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/02/2019 01:03:34   Subject: Abandoned Mine Explore #22 : Huge Workings In The Mine Of 1000 Ladders (Video)
All works fine here :)
Topic: Abandoned Mine Explore #22 : Huge Workings In The Mine Of 1000 Ladders (Video)
RetroGamerVX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/02/2019 18:34:04   Subject: Abandoned Mine Explore #22 : Huge Workings In The Mine Of 1000 Ladders (Video)
**If you know details of this mine, please do not leave any info in the comments**

In this one, we are looking at the huge workings found in a mine full of ladders. This is part 1. Please
Topic: Abandoned Mine Explore #21 : Descending 100ft Sump On Ropes ( SRT ) To The Vast Prouds Flats (video)
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 14/02/2019 18:33:48   Subject: Abandoned Mine Explore #21 : Descending 100ft Sump On Ropes ( SRT ) To The Vast Prouds Flats (video)
In this one, we visit Smallcleugh mine, where we descend 100ft in 2 stages down Prouds Sump, ending up in Proud's Flats. We then descend into Hangingshaw mine before exiting via Rampgill.

Topic: New Video : UK Abandoned Lead Mine Explore : Crawling to Barons & Ballroom Football @ Smallcleugh : Nenthead
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/03/2017 12:01:47   Subject: New Video : UK Abandoned Lead Mine Explore : Crawling to Barons & Ballroom Football @ Smallcleugh : Nenthead
Different with a dog lol
Topic: New Video : UK Abandoned Lead Mine Explore : Crawling to Barons & Ballroom Football @ Smallcleugh : Nenthead
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/03/2017 17:04:47   Subject: New Video : UK Abandoned Lead Mine Explore : Crawling to Barons & Ballroom Football @ Smallcleugh : Nenthead
Hi all,

We've been back too Nenthead again. This time, we went to explore near Baron's Sump through Smallcleugh, and played football at the Ballroom, which caused an epic amount of bass.
Topic: Video report : Walking through the most beautiful level in the North Pennines? Hangingshaw!
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 14/07/2016 18:37:27   Subject: Video report : Walking through the most beautiful level in the North Pennines? Hangingshaw!
Hi all,

I've been out and about again and this time, we've taken a continuious (almost) videoed walk down a lead mine level that is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the North P
Topic: Video Report : Tyne Bottom Lead Mine , Nenthead , UK
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 14/07/2016 18:35:29   Subject: Video Report : Tyne Bottom Lead Mine , Nenthead , UK
Thanks, yup, Grove Rake is more than a little bit dodgy now, especially after some of the roof supports have now been removed.
Topic: Video Report : Tyne Bottom Lead Mine , Nenthead , UK
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 03/07/2016 18:51:47   Subject: Video Report : Tyne Bottom Lead Mine , Nenthead , UK
Hi all,

New video up, and it's another Ancient Lead Mine Explore! This time, it's the rather fun, smaller mine, called Tyne Bottom, in Nenthead, UK. This is my first experience of deep wa
Topic: Video Report - Brownley Hill Lead Mine, Nenthead, UK
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/06/2016 19:28:49   Subject: Video Report - Brownley Hill Lead Mine, Nenthead, UK
Hi all,

We recently did a trip down Brownley Lead mine in Nenthead, Uk. I have the video up on my Youtube channel. Link is below. If you want info before watching, the following is from mi
Topic: Allensford Adit
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 20/09/2014 00:25:39   Subject: Allensford Adit
Thanks Sticker, a bit late at responding, I never got an email about your response but thought I'd check anyway :) Yes, that would be great, need to sort myself out some basic kit first though as I h
Topic: Video exploration: : Groverake Fluorspar Mine ( Rookhope, County Duham) :o)
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 06/09/2014 20:31:43   Subject: Video exploration: : Groverake Fluorspar Mine ( Rookhope, County Duham) :o)
Hi all,

Me and the wife have recently been out with the video camera and looked around the remains of the surface working of the abandoned Groverake flourspar mine near Rookhope, County Dur
Topic: Allensford Adit
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 06/07/2014 15:03:40   Subject: Allensford Adit
Hi grumpy,

It sort of appears on that map, but not there. On that map, looks like it is just about by the 'bs' at the center of this zoom: http://maps.nls.uk/view/102341506#zoom=6&lat=1728
Topic: Allensford Adit
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/07/2014 22:23:42   Subject: Allensford Adit
Yes, I'm on Facebook, I run a Youtube channel but only exploration video is the quarry at hownsgill. What's the group link please?

Yes, if you were to start up a local group, I'd be inte
Topic: Allensford Adit
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/07/2014 14:56:44   Subject: Allensford Adit
Hi poosticker (seems funny typing that lol)

Thanks very much for that info, I think I definatly won't bother with effort to visit if it's flooded. Yes, I haven't been there before but did
Topic: Allensford Adit
RetroGamerVX

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/07/2014 22:24:14   Subject: Allensford Adit
Hello all,

Not an experienced mine explorer but I recently found reference to the Allensford Adit which, amazingly, is just outside Allensford in County durham. Here are some piccys (sorry
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