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Sub-title: Sand Shaft and Stump Shaft

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Title: Sand Shaft and Stump Shaft

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Field ShaftImprovised winch at Field Shaft where the field had collapsed into an old shaft that had probably been lined with timberDebating the best way to line the shaft. A traditional brick well system was used
More up to date mechanisation using a capstan winchSteve shows that not all the visitors to the mines have two legsSand Shaft and Stump Shaft
Digging Sand Shaft where an old shaft had run into the Stump Shaft excavationLooking down into the heavily timbered Sand Shaft. This was eventually concreted at the rock headStump Shaft in the later days when it had nearly been levelled back up to the field

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