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    Great Britain Video Report : The Mines Of Gunnerside Valley, Yorkshire, UK

    In this one, we explore multiple mines in the Gunnerside valley in Yorkshire, England. We take a peek at Barbera Level, Bunton Level, Sir Francis Level Shaft, Prescilla Level and another level, deep in water I don't know the name of unfortunately at this point. The mines in the area were...
  2. teddybear

    France Mine des Fleurs - 05/2019

    After that my companion in crime did  some great research in this one we went to visit this mine An explore to the deep underground of an abandoned slate mine. Unfortunately, the lower section were completely flooded but still a lot to explore, with wading trough knee deep water. Strange to...
  3. teddybear

    Belgium Mine of the Dead Spiders - 2019

    A explore of an old slate mine. The mining started a few hundred years ago but is abandoned for several decades. This mine is not the safest and some parts are already collapsed. All the train rails are gone but you can see where they were. Only some bats live in these parts now. The white dots...
  4. teddybear

    France Mine des abris november 2018

      It's been a long time that I posted something here. Missing the time for the editing of the photo's. This  was my last explore and it was an underground adventure with the same partner of all the underground explores. It's was an iron mine that closed several decades ago like many others in...
  5. ForgottenBuildings

    Germany Zeche W

    History This coal mine was established in 1910 and was funded by the Prussian empire. This facility contained two elevator towers. In 1912 the construction began on a cokes plant right next to the coal mine.  In 1943 the mine shut down due to the second world war, after 6 years the mine...
  6. Luke_z_Olomoca

    Huge abandoned mine

    Excavation to an area rich in slate deposits, which is still being mined today. The slate was mined here in the 19th century and most of the mines were closed during World War II. The area runs a nature trail, which will inform tourists about the area and the history of the mining. But we...
  7. A

    Mine exploring article

    Hi guys,  Hope you're all good! I'm an urban explorer and am writing an article for Vice's new adventure website (it's called Amuse) about mine exploration and what drives people to explore mines. I'm looking to include obviously some real comments from real explorers on what drives them to...
  8. teddybear

    mine des chevaux 2018

    A large abandoned iron mine with miles of tunnels and several levels. We've been here 3 times and still not seen a fraction of it. Yet we walked 20 Km in there. There should be some big vehicles in there but only found some tracks. But we found  a lot of little things like old miner boot with...
  9. Lenston

    Ratgoed Slate Mine - Mid Wales - March 2018

    Visited with The Kwan on a rainy Saturday, some lovely bits left in the area and we missed quite a bit so theres always an excuse for a return visit.   Some History   The name Ratgoed derives from “Yr Allt Goed”, which means the steep, wooded hillside. Ratgoed mine was also sometimes known...
  10. Albino-jay

    Moel Fferna Slate Mine

    One from back In Jan  As the weekend approached, as did another explore for myself @eoa and @monk. Seems we are a good trio of bell ends and something usually goes wrong somewhere down the line and Moel Fferna wasn’t going to let us (or shall I say me) down. Anyway, Myself and @EOA started the...
  11. cgeff

    France Rusty Mine

    Hi All, Some pictures of a mine. A spot quite dangerous but a great place ! Hope you will like these pictures
  12. Dubbed Navigator

    Snibston mine, coalville , Jan 18

    Thought I had little excuse but to have a look around this one, it's practically in my back garden. Had the dog with me so couldn't venture past heras etc. Will stick a proper report up when I have a full look. Main Colliery Headstock And rolling stock This is actually from the main...
  13. Albino-jay

    Maenofferen Slate Mine Nov17

    This was my first ever trip down a mine. So a massive thanks to @EOA for making it happen and another massive thanks to @monk and his daughter for being excellent guides.  It was bloody awesome, I could've spent all day poking around the sheds at the top tbh. Underground however was just...
  14. Thelocksmithman

    Thoresby Colliery - Nottinghamshire - April 2016

    Afternoon,   Thought i had lost these pictures forever, but alas numerous devices raided for pictures and i managed to rescue enough to warrant a report. Had my eye on this place from the moment it closed, situated in a village with most of my family in it. Infact often looking out across the...
  15. Grey Walker

    A Mine and Mill in Scotland

    This was an old Mine and Mill in Scotland I visited that has been around since the 1820s it was rebuilt after WWII when German Bombers dropped inceduries onto it. The lift and mine shaft to the mine is still pretty much intact so I think it may be possible to maybe descend with a rope into the...
  16. R

    UK Lead Mine Explore : Smallcleugh, Nenthead - To The 50+ Meter High 2nd Ballroom ( Vast Stope )

    Hi all, In our continuing adventures of exploring abandoned mines, we revisit Smallcleugh Lead Mine in Nenthead, Uk, which dates back to the 1700s. In the 3.5 hour adventure, we visit the classic Ballroom, where a huge body of ore was removed, and then onto what we have named the " Second...
  17. R

    Video Report - Brandy Bottle Incline, a 600ft, 45 degree decent down an ancient lead mine shaft!

    Hi all, My latest lead mine adventure video is up!  This time, we have descended the 600 ft, 45 degree, Brandy Bottle Incline in the Old Gang valley :)
  18. R

    Video Report : Tyne Bottom Lead Mine , Nenthead , UK

    Hi all, New video up, and it's another Ancient Lead Mine Explore!  This time, it's the rather fun, smaller mine, called Tyne Bottom, in Nenthead, UK.  This is my first experience of deep water in a mine :) The following history details are curtsy of mineexplorer.org.uk: Tynebottom Mine was...
  19. R

    Video Report - Brownley Hill Lead Mine, Nenthead, UK

    We recently did a trip down Brownley Lead mine in Nenthead, Uk. I have the video up on my Youtube channel. Link is below. If you want info before watching, the following is from mineexplorer.org. Brownley Hill mine was first worked for lead with silver being extracted as well, the earliest...
  20. MrT

    Nettleton Iron Mine December 2015

    Christmas day, get me out of here! So off i went to take the dog for a walk, that was my excuse! Meaning to check this area for a while, i grabbed the dog, wellies, waterproofs, a bit of kit and off i went into the rainy, windy Lincolnshire wolds.  The landscape of the Lincolnshire Wolds has...

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