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Photographer: © Martin Humphreys (Gallery)(22nd July 2015)
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St Agnes Mines

The renovated old engine house at Wheal Coates on an evening walk along the coast path. An iconic Cornish sight.

A picture of: Cornwall, St Agnes ( More pictures of St Agnes by Martin Humphreys )

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English Coastal Scenes, Bygone Era, Buildings & Structures, Cornwall

NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D3100 Focal length: 18 mm, Aperture: f 3.5, ISO: 200 Exposure time: 1/160 sec
Date/Time Creation: July 4, 2015, 7:35 pm

ImageID:1197507, Image size: 4608 x 3072 pixels

evening pump house tin mines Cornwall seaSt AgnesCornwall

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(22nd July 2015)

Iconic indeed Martin, the 60" engine house of Towanroath Shaft along with The Crowns at Botallack are the most photographed engine houses in Kernow. For all it's fame though, Wheal Coates was a poor producer of both tin and copper. Working between 1815-1912 only 335 tons of copper and 717 tons of tin were won. But the legacy is there for all of us to see.

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Comment by Pat Trout(23rd July 2015)

Superb pics Martin, it is lovely along that coast path

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Comment by Martin Humphreys (Photo owner)(23rd July 2015)

Thanks for your informative reply Vince ... I thought these images would interest you.Having taken over 650 worthwhile photos of your beloved Kernow it will be hard to pick only a handful to upload in this era of "less is more" that we seem to have on the site now.

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