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Images Dated 12th May 2016

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Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893 Featured 12 May 2016 Print

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

The Man Engine at 234 fathoms level below adit, in 1893. The man engine went down to the 314 fathom level. Miners can be seen standing on the steps of the engine rod while others stand on solars or platforms fixed in the shaft at intervals of 12 feet. The man engine made 5 strokes a minute, thus enabling men to ride up or down 60 feet a minute. Ordinary ladders were fixed alongside the man engine or against the footwall of the lode. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

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Wheal Sisters Mine, St Ives, Cornwall. 1886 Featured 12 May 2016 Print

Wheal Sisters Mine, St Ives, Cornwall. 1886

Wheal Mary pumping engine house after being struck by lightning on 31st March 1886. Wheal Mary formed part of the extensive Wheal Sisters tin mine about two miles south of St Ives. Note the extensive damage to the boiler house and the engine house. Wooden scaffolding has been raised and work has started on the rebuilding of the stack. Photographer: Unknown

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Loe Pool, Helston, Cornwall. 1920s Featured 12 May 2016 Print

Loe Pool, Helston, Cornwall. 1920s

A 64 gun frigate was wrecked here in 1782. Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots, given by Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, in around 1925. He was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills and cine film to many groups including The Royal Institution of Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society and the London Cornish Society. The quarter plate slides which he took prolifically with his ordinary camera are, in many cases, colour. These were painted by his own hand to great effect

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