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Everything posted by Lenston

  1. Some nice bits left in there mate
  2. France Group Fortification Verdun, 2017

    Bit nice this mate
  3. Welcome ceny

    Welcome along
  4. Germany Chocolate factory - August 2013

    Nice that Andy
  5. UK Maenofferen Slate Mine Nov17

    Hi mate, its a great location and some good pictures there, good to see you over here
  6. UK Pool Manor-November 2017

    Nice, that spiral staircase is a bit of a win.
  7. Italy Paragon Hotel

    Bit nice that is
  8. Bet that was nice back in the day Andy
  9. Germany Villa W.

    Lovely that
  10. Belgium Chapelle D.M... - [visit 01/2017]

    Lovely mate
  11. Germany Sanatorium A.

    Lovely this mate
  12. Germany Gewächshaus Opel

    That car is a bit special, thanks for posting up
  13. UK Octel Bromine Works, Anglesey, January 2017

    Some nice bits left there mate
  14. France Forge Lunaire February 2017

    Very nice that
  15. France Hospital Plaza - december 2016

    Nice pictures there
  16. Visited with The Kwan A nice wander around the upper levels of this mine, some nice bits dotted about with false floors everywhere so a keen eye on your footing is essential. A return visit needed to see some of the lower levels and thanks to The Kwan for another great afternoon in North Wales. Some History Parc Mine was the last working mine in the Gwydyr Forest and its extensive connections with older mines make it an important resource from the point of view of both history and industrial archaeology. The mine started life as part of Gwydyr Park Consols in 1883 and passed through various hands over the years. While both lead and zinc concentrates were sold, this generally didn’t cover working costs of the mines so that many of these enterprises ran at a loss. Eventually the long suffering mine shareholders forced liquidation of the companies and the mine setts were sold on to restart the cycle. After the Second World War prospects improved and more modern equipment and better separation plant increased yields and the mine ran at a profit. Sadly the yields of ore at depth proved to be poor and by the late 50’s a combination of low content and poor metal prices meant the enterprise was finished. By that time the principal lode had been driven to connect with the older Llanrwst and Cyffty mines, but neither offered any substantial reserves of ore. During the early 60’s the mine was used for experiments with new ore separation techniques and a considerable amount of material was processed. While the experiment showed the new techniques where worthwhile it also demonstrated that the overall yields from the feedstock were commercially unviable and this marked the end of mining in the Gwydyr Forest. In 1968 the mine was used as the location of an experiment to try and measure the deformation of the coastal region due to the tides. An area on level 2 was prepared and sensitive pendulums and ancillary equipment was installed. The results were not conclusive as problems associated with the deformation of the rock cavity housing the equipment marred the measurements. The equipment was removed from the mine and the portals sealed. Pics Thanks for looking
  17. Lovely mate
  18. France Ouvrage Hobling, France - October 2017

    Looks a great wander this
  19. Some lovely pictures there mate
  20. Sheffield Courts up for sale

  21. Italy Chiesa Blu - 09/2016

    Looks a good spot
  22. UK Frederick Donisthorpe / LE Sansom

    As already mentioned good for phone pics, ive seen some underground pics with the same phone and its impressive.