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East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1893

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Under-hand stoping at the 170 level. The miner on the left is using a pick while to his right two pares are boring holes for blasting. Pare refers to a small gang of men, often three, as shown here, with two men wielding hammers and one turning the drill. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

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Media ID 11655661

Date: 4th March 2016

County: Cornwall

Location Name: SW 674415

: TRURI : MIeap.20

Image Size: 6151 x 7008 Pixels

Filesize is 16.33MB (Original 43.13MB)

Associated Categories: Illogan

Keywords: cornish, mining, pickaxes, victorian