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Online mikem

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Re: Underground in Furness
« Reply #25 on: April 07, 2021, 09:58:53 am »
Some of his collection is available:
https://www.nwemail.co.uk/features/nostalgia/16451949.access-agreed-to-cumbrian-mine-history-plans/

The paint mines however are real, being red ochre (although the surrounding woods are now used for paintball)
« Last Edit: April 07, 2021, 10:15:30 am by mikem »

Online RobinGriffiths

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Re: Underground in Furness
« Reply #26 on: April 07, 2021, 11:04:33 am »
Just picked the 1967 edition up for £18 off Amazon. Wonder if it references the jam butty mines - but I guess they were quite a bit further south.

 

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