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Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1900

Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1900
Stereoscopic view of hill with stack and engine house. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Preparing for the third Royal Party descent of inclined shaft, Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith

Preparing for the third Royal Party descent of inclined shaft, Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall
The Prince and Princess of Wales, later to become King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, were in the first skip to descend the inclined Boscawen Shaft

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Probably 1920s

Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Probably 1920s
General surface view, with engine houses, distant view of surface workings. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1890s

Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1890s
A group of boys in front of a of set of 32 visible Cornish stamps heads which are being driven by a rotative beam engine. There would have probably been 64 heads in complete set

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th (?) July, 1894

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th (?) July, 1894
Group of 29 miners posed underground at the 278 fathom level. The majority of the miners are wearing felt hats, either with the brim intact or with the brim removed

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: The third Royal Party descends the inclined shaft, Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall

The third Royal Party descends the inclined shaft, Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 24th July 1865
The Prince and Princess of Wales, later to become King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, were in the first skip to descend the inclined Boscawen Shaft

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Royal Party descent of inclined shaft, Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 24th July 1865

Royal Party descent of inclined shaft, Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 24th July 1865
The Prince and Princess of Wales, later to become King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, are pictured in the first skip to descend the inclined Boscawen Shaft down to the 235 fathom level

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1911

Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1911
Distant coastal view of Levant mine. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1890s

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1890s
Group of miners working under the sea at Levant mine, sinking a winze or sub shaft. Probably Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1894

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1894
Interior of dry. Miners clothes hang up to dry on the walls and on racks above the heated pipes. Note the wooden boxes with lids secured with padlocks that seemed to serve as a locker and seat

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
The man-engine shaft at Levant Mine, pictured after the disaster on 21st October 1919 in which 31 miners were killed. A first aid box can be seen in the top right of the image

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920
View looking up the cliff at the retaining wall in front of the pumping engine house (left) and the winding engine house (right). Stack cut down implies probably around 1920. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Group of fourteen mining men, including Major Dick White in a bowler hat, outside the Count House. Major Dick White is probably the man seated on the right and holding a walking cane

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1896

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1896
View of the Stamps engine house and a launder supplying water to a waterwheel. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Crowd near skip shaft after the Levant Mining disaster, 21 October 1919. 31 men were killed by the collapse of the man engine in the shaft. The copper crushing house may be seen in the background

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Miners posed at surface of Wheel Carne shaft, holding timber working tools including an axe, saw and lump hammer. Two workers have carbide lamps, the rest have candles

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Group of fourteen miners posed on the surface at Wheal Carne shaft. Their equipment includes a compressed air drill, stoping machine, giant spanner and fuse wire. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1904

Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1904
View of Cape Cornwall from the St Just United mine. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Miners waiting for news after the disaster, 21st October 1919, in which 31 miners were killed. The Reverend B. Lumb is pictured at the far left of the picture. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s
View of the Levant mine, looking towards Pendeen, before the building of the lighthouse. An old beam winding house can be seen in the centre foreground. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th July 1894

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th July 1894
Tramming with a pit pony at the 278 fathoms main tramming level. Pit ponies were rarely used in Cornwall and until they were introduced at East Pool Mine during the First World War they were unique

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Between 1900 and 1903

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Between 1900 and 1903
Pig shaft. Excellent illustration of a horse whim and associated Poppet Heads (head gear) Photographer: John Charles Burrow or Herbert Hughes

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1925

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1925
Surface view looking seaward from Victory shaft, towards the treatment works on the cliff edge. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1922

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1922
Surface view of wethered shaft. Includes mine buildings, headgear and aerial ropeway with pylons. On the right two workers stand with a horse and cart, on the left a traction engine

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1922

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1922
Surface view looking seaward of wethered shaft. Includes mine buildings, headgear, aerial ropeway with bucket and two groups of miners. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920
Victory shaft with original wooden headgear and steam winder. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920
Surface view of dressing floors, believed to be Geevor Mine. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920
Surface view includes buildings, tramway with waggons, engine house and headgear with two miners standing on a walkway

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1900

Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1900
A general view of Cape Cornwall with two stacks and engine houses. Smoke rises from a chimney in the building adjacent to the engine house

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1896

Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1896
General view of the partly derelict mine Crowns engine houses from the south. The upper engine house still has a roof. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. October 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. October 1919
General view of Levant Mine, taken on the Tuesday after the disaster of 21st October 1919 in which 31 miners were killed. Various mine buildings are shown including engine houses

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 21st October 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 21st October 1919
Miners waiting for news after the disaster of 21st October 1919 in which 31 miners were killed. Pictured with the group is Reverend B. Lumb. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Group of miners waiting for news after the disaster of 21st October 1919, Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall in which 31 miners were killed

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
A crowd at the top of the skip shaft after the Levant mining disaster on 21 October 1919. The man engine in the shaft collapsed, killing 31 men

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Probably 1920s

Botallack Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Probably 1920s
General surface view, with engine houses, distant view of surface workings. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. After 1900

Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. After 1900
A good view of Cape Cornwall with two disused mine stacks, two engine houses, dwelling houses and a group of people near what appears to be a swing in the garden of a house

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Botallack mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1903

Botallack mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1903
Surveying at surface. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Date unknown

Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Date unknown
A distant view of Cape Cornwall with Little Bounds on the right, two disused mine engine houses, domestic dwellings and gardens and seventeen boats on the beach. Part of the A.K

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th July 1894

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th July 1894
Interior of the clothes dry. The marker, Dick, who marked off the names of the men down the mine, is seated. Miners clothes hang on the walls and on racks above the heated pipes

Background imageSt Just in Penwith Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th July 1894

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th July 1894
Interior of clothes dry. Miners clothes hang on the walls and on racks above the heated pipes. Wooden boxes with lids secured with padlocks serve as a locker and seat


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