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Snibston mine, coalville , Jan 18

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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

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Headstock And rolling stock

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This is actually from the main railway in coalville, which was transported to the mine when it closed to preserve it.

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A barge, not sure why that's there!

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Will try and get back soon and see what else I can get. ?

 
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Look like there is a lot more here to see mate (y)  

 
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Only pain is that there's an active cinema on site, and it's overlooked on 2 sides by houses...

 

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Definitely looks worth dodging a camera for and an early start to avoid the neighbours :)  

 
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