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Installation of a frame over Plank Shaft to facilitate access down the 60 ft shaft

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Title: Installation of a frame over Plank Shaft to facilitate access down the 60 ft shaft

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A rare photograph of a person coming through the recently opened way into West Mine in 1975. A steel ladder replaced the electron ladderOn early trips, there was no bridge at Plank Shaft so we climbed around the shaft using a fixed ropeExcavation of the entrance to West Mine in 18 Acre Field
The completed entranceInstallation of a frame over Plank Shaft to facilitate access down the 60 ft shaftThe passage at the bottom of Plank Shaft awaiting exploration
Finlow MineWinter digging!The shaft top

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