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The entrance seen from the main tip. The timber bridge meant that side-tipping tubs could be emptied easily.

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Title: The entrance seen from the main tip. The timber bridge meant that side-tipping tubs could be emptied easily.

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Filling tubs at the face in the Hough Level. Clearing the Hough Level was seen as essential to clearing Blue ShaftTrack in the Hough Level near the entranceFinds included the remains of one of the boats used in the 1930s to carry visitors from Engine Vein to Brynlow.
Graffiti near the boat. Modern graffiti is deplored but this gives the names of some of the visitors on the 1920s and 30s.A tub coming out of the entrance to the Hough LevelThe entrance seen from the main tip. The timber bridge meant that side-tipping tubs could be emptied easily.
The tip. The mound to the left is the 19th century tip which was not disturbed by our work.For a short time, a diesel loco was used to pull out the trucks. It turned out to be too heavy and was removed.Bear Pit

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