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Once one of the centers of the cornish tin mining industry, St Agnes is steeped in mining history, with many old engine houses to be seen around the area. The tin from St Agnes is... More..

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Photo © Vince Hawthorn (25th February 2014)
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"Nature & Industry @ St Agnes"

Most folk usually photograph the engine house half way down the cliff at the Towanroath Shaft, in fact along with The Crowns at Botallack these are the most photographed mines in Cornwall. However, nearer to the top of the cliff are numerous other remaining reminders of the search for tin and copper that went on in Cornwall. Here we see some of the other parts of Wheal Coates mine surrounded by the signs of nature re-establishing itself.

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Photographer: © Vince Hawthorn (Gallery)(25th February 2014)
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Nature & Industry @ St Agnes

Most folk usually photograph the engine house half way down the cliff at the Towanroath Shaft, in fact along with The Crowns at Botallack these are the most photographed mines in Cornwall. However, nearer to the top of the cliff are numerous other remaining reminders of the search for tin and copper that went on in Cornwall. Here we see some of the other parts of Wheal Coates mine surrounded by the signs of nature re-establishing itself.
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Camera Make: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY Model: KODAK C875 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 7.8 mm, Aperture: f 4, ISO: 64, Exposure time: 1/500 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -0.33333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: September 10, 2008, 12:53 pm
ImageID:1188653, Image size: 3264 x 2448 pixels

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Comment by Dave John(26th February 2014)

Great rugged view Vince, gets across how tough it must have been like working there

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Comment by David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info..(26th February 2014)

These fragments of an industrial past blend in with the local geology

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Comment by rustyruth(26th February 2014)

Great shot Vince, it must have awful having to work down there.

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(26th February 2014)

Well composed picture .

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(27th February 2014)

Great pic Vince

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