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Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893
The Man Engine at 234 fathoms level below adit, in 1893. The man engine went down to the 314 fathom level. Miners can be seen standing on the steps of the engine rod while others stand on solars or

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893
The Man Engine at 234 fathoms level below adit, in 1893. The man engine went down to the 314 fathom level. Miners can be seen standing on the steps of the engine rod while others stand on solars or

Background imageCamborne Collection: King Edward VII Mine, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1903

King Edward VII Mine, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1903
Students working at the 90 level, King Edward VII mine, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 24th February 1910

Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 24th February 1910
Miners using a Holmans rock drill and sprayer at the 290 fathom level near Goolds shaft. Central figure identified as William Thomas, who died aged 38. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably 1890s

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably 1890s
The photograph shows a group of men waiting to go underground. The man on the right with the white coat is probably the lander or banksman

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Miners working on the lode, possibly the Great Flat Lode. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892
Four miners standing in the Cathedral, at South Condurrow mine. In 1897 part of the property was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine

Background imageCamborne Collection: Tin dressing frames, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Tin dressing frames, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Tin dressing frames with Bal maidens and overseer, looking south towards Stamps engine house and Brea. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1890s

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1890s
Dolcoath Spallers and Bal Maidens. The mine captain, sitting at the front on the right, is believed to be Mr Thomas. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. September 1898

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. September 1898
Student setting a fuse using a candle. In 1897 the Camborne School of Metalliferous Mining took over the north-east part of South Condurrow mine for training purposes

Background imageCamborne Collection: Surface Workers, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1890s

Surface Workers, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1890s
Dolcoath Mine showing the New East shaft on the right, with bal maidens and overseer. Part of the A.K. Hamilton Jenkin collection. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893
" The stulls at 412 level", in 1893. About 30 feet wide, massive timbers of pitchpine about 18 inches square and 34 feet long were needed to support the very weak roof

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1904

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1904
Drilling at the 375 level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of Williams shaft headgear built in 1894. Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. June 1908

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. June 1908
Mill at the 130 level. Miner guiding ore into trolley from above. Carpenters saw hanging from the side of chute framework. Pieces of loose timber standing nearby

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1908

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1908
Raising the headgear at Williams Lode. In 1897 part of the mine was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine

Background imageCamborne Collection: King Edward VII Mine, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. 27th November 1903

King Edward VII Mine, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. 27th November 1903
Students working underground at an unknown depth at King Edward VII mine, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Group of Miners, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Group of Miners, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
A group of miners at the surface. This photograph is probably taken somewhear near the dry or change house at Dolcoath, where the miners could wash and exchange their wet

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1871

South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1871
Palmers shaft and birthplace of Richard Trevithick. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCamborne Collection: Goolds Shaft, Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911

Goolds Shaft, Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911
Goolds shaft with Old Stamps house in background. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1831

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1831
Engraving " Dolcoath Copper Mine" of 1831 from Cornwall Illustrated showing the 76" engine house with capstan alongside, together with a launder and bal maidens

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 26th October 1895

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 26th October 1895
Cutting the first sod for the Williams Shaft, also known as New Shaft. Mine workings and All Saints Church, Tuckingmill, can be seen in the background

Background imageCamborne Collection: Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911

Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911
General surface view. Probably New Engine Shaft on Polgine Lode. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1904

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1904
Three miners loading a wagon at the 375 level. Left to right: Cornish miners Billy James, William John Oatey and unknown. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: General View, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne. Early 1900s

General View, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne. Early 1900s
General view looking east with the Eastern shaft cutting the skyline in the centre. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine Limited Registered Office, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Dolcoath Mine Limited Registered Office, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
" Two miners outside the Dolcoath Registered Office". Although this is the title of the photograph, the subjects are either company officials or visitors as they do not have either candles

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892
Four miners standing, three holding candles in the cathedral cavern at 460 fathom depth at South Condurrow mine, Camborne. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Four miners working at the sump of Fortescues shaft, which is the lowest part of the mine shaft into which water drains

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Miner lighting a fuse to explosive for blasting. One miner lights a fuse for blasting, while an already lit fuse burns to his right. Another younger miner holds a candle to provide more light

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893
Two miners being raised to the surface in a Single Decker gig on skip road at 302 fathoms in Eastern Shaft. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 28th February 1910

South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 28th February 1910
One of John Charles Burrows last underground photographs taken at the 170 fathoms level in Palmers section. It shows miners using a Stephens 3 1/4 inch drill fitted with a primitive sprayer

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Probably the Ladder Way near the 375 fathom level, near New East Shaft. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: King Edward Mine, Williams Lode, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

King Edward Mine, Williams Lode, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Students driving an end at the 340 level. In 1897 part of the property was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Surface view, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. About 1900

Surface view, South Condurrow, Camborne, Cornwall. About 1900
Surface view. In 1897 part of the property was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1904

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1904
Miners using a hard rock drill underground. Part of South Condurrow mine was transferred in 1897 to Camborne School of Mines as the later King Edward VII mine which was used by students at

Background imageCamborne Collection: Red River, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

Red River, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Dressing floors

Background imageCamborne Collection: North Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably 14th May 1906

North Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Probably 14th May 1906
Cross course looking north, showing miners and tramway. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: North Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 14th May 1906

North Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 14th May 1906
Timbermen measuring in a slope. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1908

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1908
Raising the headgear. In 1897 part of the property was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine

Background imageCamborne Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1908

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1908
Raising the headgear. In 1897 part of the property was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Californian stamps, made by Harvey & Co, Hayle, Cornwall. Photographer: Possibly John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Tramway at the 388 fathom level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Group of miners pushing tram along tramway at the 490 fathom level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. February 1904

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. February 1904
Miner pushing tram along tramway at the 220 fathom level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1903

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1903
Double decker gig at the 440 fathom level. New Sump shaft. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1903

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1903
Group of miners with a tram, at the 440 fathom level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1903

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. March 1903
Tramming at the 440 fathom level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageCamborne Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A group of miners working on the Winning rich tin lode at the 412 fathom level. Photographer: John Charles Burrow



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