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Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/06/2020 18:56:03   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
Ahh its the team fighters fan thats all i need to say :oops:
Topic: Burtree Pasture Lead Mine (mine)
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 07/04/2020 18:15:25   Subject: Burtree Pasture Lead Mine (mine)
[quote="BurtreePastures"]Hi - I'm new to this forum, and have joined because I am the new owner of Burtree Pastures.

Although we obviously don't want lots of people wandering through our ga
Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/03/2020 23:54:03   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
See one of the team goon fighters Steve Ronin has a new vid up of a Cumbria copper mine don't no what one as not done any exploring over that way
Topic: County Durham/Cumbria
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2020 16:55:08   Subject: County Durham/Cumbria
[quote="TheCret!n"]A little flooded flat, a potential dig and an old mechanical pump of some description.
There’s still a good bit to to, but he’s currently tied up on another project.

Topic: County Durham/Cumbria
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2020 11:58:15   Subject: County Durham/Cumbria
[quote="TheCret!n"][quote="sparty_lea"]Spoke with the farmer at Tynebottom a few weeks ago and he said there was no longer any charge for access by casual visitors and he was ok with folks going in th
Topic: County Durham/Cumbria
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2020 11:57:19   Subject: County Durham/Cumbria
[quote="sparty_lea"]Spoke with the farmer at Tynebottom a few weeks ago and he said there was no longer any charge for access by casual visitors and he was ok with folks going in there.
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Topic: County Durham/Cumbria
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/03/2020 19:08:41   Subject: County Durham/Cumbria
[quote="gingerlycolors"]I recommend Bentyfield Level Lead Mine at https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Bentyfield-Level-Lead-Mine_18718/ and Whitesyke Mine at https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Whitesike-Lead
Topic: Hepplethwate Gray type 10
risy76115

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/02/2020 10:37:17   Subject: Hepplethwate Gray type 10
[quote="Frank Slater"]Hi all, I have what I was told years ago is Hepplethwaite Gray type 10 miners lamp from around 1876-1886

I was wondering if anyone had an idea of value.

I
Topic: Video Explore : Crawling Through The Shale : A Brownley Hill Adventure
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/02/2020 19:38:04   Subject: Video Explore : Crawling Through The Shale : A Brownley Hill Adventure
Fair enough my grammar is not great or my spelling perfect we are all not experts at everything but what I am saying is posting these vids everywhere and anyplace using the click bait kind of titles i
Topic: Video Explore : Crawling Through The Shale : A Brownley Hill Adventure
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/02/2020 22:50:09   Subject: Video Explore : Crawling Through The Shale : A Brownley Hill Adventure
It's been shown that the coal authority are watching YouTube and chances are even these postings some folks won't be happy untill the big yellow eraser comes and clears all the mines away these kind o
Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2020 13:29:22   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
Another YouTube video the coal authority has committed on it shows they are always watching and listening but some can't see that posting the click bait titles just gets the actions of the local loons
Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/01/2020 17:49:35   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
I see they are now upset that they are getting some unwelcomed attention now according to there Facebook page I have no sympathy for them along with some others that are doing the same sort of thing t
Topic: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/12/2019 17:28:30   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
Ordered :thumbup::thumbsup::thumbup:
Topic: Help identifying a lamp
risy76115

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 13/09/2019 20:36:24   Subject: Help identifying a lamp
[quote="ElephantsGerald"]

What's the little metal arm on the bottom for? It rotates a small metal hook inside the glass portion of the lamp, which can be poked into the wick holder and agai
Topic: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2019 20:00:04   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
pic sent in email
Topic: plashetts
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/06/2019 19:59:56   Subject: plashetts
i have created a posting for this mine near to thockrington but there is already one posted with the name thockrington but its no where this shaft is looked on old maps and nothing in that area but th
Topic: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/05/2019 23:06:19   Subject: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
[quote="Cat_Bones"][quote="UK Abandoned Mine Explores"]So nobody noticed the level 2/3s down, even pause on it?[/quote]

I noticed it but without some context (like, which mine it is), it's
Topic: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/05/2019 22:03:12   Subject: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
[quote="robnorthwales"][quote="UK Abandoned Mine Explores"]So nobody noticed the level 2/3s down, even pause on it?[/quote]

I got about 5 minutes into the video before giving up the will to
Topic: St Aidans Opencast
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/04/2019 17:28:35   Subject: St Aidans Opencast
[quote="legendrider"]Resurrecting an old thread, the Bucyrus Erie / St Aidans Dragline (aka Oddball) featured in an interesting segment of 'Abandoned Engineering' S3 Ep5 currently airing on Sky docume
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
risy76115

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 21:02:59   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Totally agree with everything that's been said, there are a few YouTubers out there that are just after the views and the cash along with it, they really don't care what happens at all and if it bring
Topic: Cornish Engines at Langley, nr Hexham
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/12/2018 15:39:24   Subject: Cornish Engines at Langley, nr Hexham
thanks for that simonrail


[quote="simonrail"]The bottom picture is of a wooden quadrant inside a below ground housing. Attached to the cast-iron headpiece at the top of the wooden be
Topic: Cornish Engines at Langley, nr Hexham
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/12/2018 21:35:27   Subject: Cornish Engines at Langley, nr Hexham
just on doing some research for something i am on doing in the area and come across this thread bottom 3 pics are of the wheel pit and beam engine beam at ramshaw blanchland not looking like this now
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
risy76115

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/07/2018 23:03:57   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Cracking video and some awesome photography done well
Topic: Rusty old miner's lamp
risy76115

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 29/05/2018 17:12:33   Subject: Rusty old miner's lamp
Hi
Richard if you are on facebook try asking on Michael's Coal Mining Memorabilia Page they might no something
Topic: Middlehope Lead Mine (mine)
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/01/2018 12:22:46   Subject: Middlehope Lead Mine (mine)
yeah it's the same one :)
Topic: another mine lost
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/09/2017 23:33:21   Subject: another mine lost
Think that the only reason WP is welded shut as there is holes in the door for the bats . stanhopeburn adits you could only get a few yards in , red vein adits the one on the left was run in about 6 f
Topic: another mine lost
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/09/2017 23:14:55   Subject: another mine lost
Are you for real Steven??? How's this got to do with bolts burn ??? This is the first I have heard on the matter, is your master putting words into your mouth .Also red vein adits have definitely been
Topic: another mine lost
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 01/09/2017 10:32:10   Subject: another mine lost
Hi Mark red vein adits were on the right hand side just before you get to west pastures

https://goo.gl/maps/etySZRFZu222



Chris
Topic: another mine lost
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 31/08/2017 20:29:23   Subject: another mine lost
After seeing pics and posting about the adits for red vein being demolished and covered I thought I would have a check and see west pastures was well I can confirm we have lost this mine the door is w
Topic: National Library of Scotland 25 Inch maps
risy76115

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 20/07/2017 16:31:04   Subject: National Library of Scotland 25 Inch maps
[quote="PeteJ"]Maps now cover the north of England.[/quote]


cheers pete ;D;
Topic: The Bridge of Peril
risy76115

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/07/2017 16:29:33   Subject: The Bridge of Peril
[quote="ttxela"][quote="sinker"][quote="dwarrowdelf"]I better leave all those rocks and stones I carry around in my pockets at home me thinks :blink:[/quote]

A secret Mineral Collector! :lo
Topic: Old Photographs
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/07/2017 16:15:56   Subject: Old Photographs
think you will find most folks will do it them self's these days with photo shop
Topic: *****West Pastures Mine*******
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 12/06/2017 22:46:00   Subject: *****West Pastures Mine*******
just a heads up been told some info about the entrance into West Pastures Mine is a bit unstable with a new land slip i don't no the full in's and out of the situation will try and get over there in t
Topic: Broadwood Fluorspar Mill, Frosterley
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/01/2017 12:49:10   Subject: Broadwood Fluorspar Mill, Frosterley
[quote="Jim MacPherson"][quote="risy76115"][quote="Jim MacPherson"]Do Sherburn Stone still own/lease the Groverake site?[/quote]

nope the lease had come to an end last year[/quote]

Topic: Broadwood Fluorspar Mill, Frosterley
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/01/2017 12:18:49   Subject: Broadwood Fluorspar Mill, Frosterley
[quote="Jim MacPherson"]Do Sherburn Stone still own/lease the Groverake site?[/quote]

nope the lease had come to an end last year
Topic: Smallcleugh Christmassy Quiz
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/11/2016 19:25:54   Subject: Smallcleugh Christmassy Quiz
[quote="Jim MacPherson"]A challenge to name names

Photograph:

[link]108705[linkphoto]108705[/linkphoto][/link]

This was taken in the Ballroom probably late 1970's, I'v
Topic: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
risy76115

Forum: North West England   Posted: 18/11/2016 20:43:35   Subject: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
yeah it showing out at sea http://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Jane-Pit-Coal-Mine_11014/
Topic: GROVE RAKE - URGENT - 17/11/16 11AM
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 18/11/2016 17:15:59   Subject: GROVE RAKE - URGENT - 17/11/16 11AM
[quote="legendrider"]Thanks Chris, not a bad news piece!

Clocked ebgb lurking there.
Also clip of jcb work in progress capping No.1 shaft :(
Fortunately I'm told its a cap, not ju
Topic: GROVE RAKE - URGENT - 17/11/16 11AM
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 17/11/2016 14:50:53   Subject: GROVE RAKE - URGENT - 17/11/16 11AM
it is going to be on bbc looknorth tonight bbc1 18:30
Topic: Groverake offices burned down
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 16/11/2016 19:10:03   Subject: Groverake offices burned down
BREAKING NEWS: BBC Look North will be at Groverake tomorrow (Thursday, 11am). If you want to help save the headgear, please turn up to show your support! Let's have a big crowd up there to show how im
Topic: Groverake offices burned down
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 03/11/2016 12:21:21   Subject: Groverake offices burned down
Just the modern buildings going shame about the winding house though dont no how to put photo on here but the buildings marked in red are going here is a link to photo
https://www.facebook.com/p
Topic: possible duplicate
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/11/2016 12:12:31   Subject: possible duplicate
[quote="poosticker83"][quote="skimble"]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Creigiau-Ladies-Lead-Mine_21304/
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Bwlch-Y-Rhiw-Lead-Mine_21308/[/quote]

Thanks skimb
Topic: possible duplicate
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/11/2016 19:16:16   Subject: possible duplicate
looks like it's just one posting :)
Topic: 50 years ago today.
risy76115

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 21/10/2016 13:03:04   Subject: 50 years ago today.
R.I.P To the 116 children and 28 adults victims of the Aberfan disaster
50 years Today 21st october 1966 at 9:15 AM may they all Rest In Peace
Thoughts to the family and friends and to all t
Topic: BBC4: Scotland's First Oil Rush
risy76115

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 05/08/2016 18:26:52   Subject: BBC4: Scotland's First Oil Rush
yeah this is the lass that was doing the exploring https://youtu.be/EreDC8VXXW0


https://m.facebook.com/TeEnZiE-419196744793964/
Topic: Trout Beck Foot/Teesdale Lead Mine (1970/71) (photo)
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/05/2016 21:52:30   Subject: Trout Beck Foot/Teesdale Lead Mine (1970/71) (photo)
think it's the same place google earth coordinates 54° 41.968'N 2° 22.415'W was up here last year summer time if it's the same place as the photograph it does not look like that now and the barrow
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level.
risy76115

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/04/2016 19:09:49   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level.
[quote="Georgenorth"]3 of us did the Greater Nenthead Traverse yesterday, a trip we enjoyed immensely! However, there's a shale collapse in CC Low Level about half way between the top of the incline,
Topic: battery key
risy76115

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/04/2016 20:30:04   Subject: battery key
think you can get the bit in them screwdriver sets if they are the same fitting as the modern headlamps well the set i got had one that fitted the modern headlamp one with the Li-ion yellow battery
Topic: West Pastures Mine Fluorite Mine
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 28/02/2016 18:34:39   Subject: West Pastures Mine Fluorite Mine
yeah stay on the road their is sort of a layby on the left and you can see the door way from the road to the right think the bolt is a 24mm
Topic: West Pastures Mine Fluorite Mine
risy76115

Forum: North East England   Posted: 27/02/2016 21:33:50   Subject: West Pastures Mine Fluorite Mine
yep it certainly is if it's the one in stanhope was in there a few weeks back a bit wet at the entrance with all the rain at the time would say the water would on been about a foot deep but normally i
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