• Abandoned Places In The World Updated 2021 Eerily

    2020 11 14 It used to be a small mining village Today it is a popular tourist destination The joint firm NAMDEB Namibia De Beers offers travel services for the place The village of Kolmanskop developed after the discovery of diamonds in the area in 1908 The constructions sheltered mine workers from the harsh environment of the Namib Desert

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  • Plans for glamping pods on stilts in Derbyshire

    2019 6 12 Plans have been submitted for 12 glamping pods on stilts in the Derbyshire countryside Mapperley firm MEG Properties Ltd is behind the scheme planned for a

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  • Plans for glamping pods on stilts in Derbyshire

    2019 6 12 The site is a former railway line Plans have been submitted for 12 glamping pods on stilts in the Derbyshire countryside Mapperley firm MEG Properties Ltd is behind the scheme planned for a

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  • PBase

    2021 9 17 Welcome to PBase popular galleries topics the world cameras from Iceland Volcano and highlands by PBase member Yiannis Pavlis If you are new to PBase get started by viewing some of the millions of photos uploaded by our users Then create a trial account and upload your own photos

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  • Burton Llangwm Hook Pembrokeshire Wales

    2021 10 23 Burton is a small village overlooking the River Cleddau with a landing pontoon in summer and a popular waterside pub with a riverside beer garden Llangwm is an attractive old fishing village built around an inlet further upstream from Burton Unusually for Wales the normal pronunciation of the double L isn t used here Llangwm is pronounced Langum

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  • THE BARTLE TRAIL

    2019 12 6 Following the closure of the mines in the 1890s the population rapidly declined Agriculture became again the major industry in the village and remains so Tourism has also grown together with supporting facilities such as hotel pub caravan park and campsite B B accommodation and

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  • Byerwen Mine

    2021 10 13 The Byerwen Mine is located 20 kilometres west of Glenden in Queensland s Bowen Basin Once operational the Byerwen Mine will produce up to 10 million tonnes of hard coking coal per year Coal from the Byerwen Mine is railed to Abbot Point Coal Terminal for export Byerwen Coal was granted the mining leases required for the

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  • Boult Misc Grave Stones

    2006 12 1 The Coal Mining The first mention of coal working in the royal hunting forest of Kingswood which stretched for a considerable distance into Easton occurs in the Great Pipe Role of 1228 Five years later the area was largely deforested but over 4000 acres remained as a Chase

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  • South Wales Miners Library

    2018 8 31 The South Wales Miners Library was opened in October 1973 to house material collected by the South Wales Coalfield History Project Funded by the Social Science Research Council the project s aim was to preserve oral visual and written evidence of coal mining and miners in South Wales at a time when the industry had started to decline and valuable material was in danger of being lost

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  • Visit Derbyshire

    A large and lively village between the Derbyshire towns of Ripley and Alfreton Swanwick grew as coal mining and also a large hosiery manufacturing industry were to flourish in the region in the 19th century Swanwick Hall was once the home of the Wood family local landowners in the area but was opened as a

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  • Oral recordings

    E D Purcell was born at Mount Kembla near Wollongong and entered the coal mine there in 1907 at 14 years of age Five years earlier he had witnessed the rescue operations that accompanied an explosion which killed ninety six miners His father and four uncles were employed in the mine

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  • History of Wallsend and Willington Quay

    Willington was a hive of industrial activity from the late 18 th century One notable early industrial development was the first steam powered flour mill in the north of England It was opened here next to Willington Gut around 1800 by a George Unthank and Joseph Procter on the site of

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  • Yorkshire Cycling

    BarnsleyThis town between Leeds and Sheffield was know for its linen trade and coal mining glass making and textiles Barnsley had many brass bands from socials cubs for its mining communities which are still playing today OxspringThis village is situated on the River Don with the hamlets of Clays Green Roughbirchworth and Storrs

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  • Nicholson Bridge Scranton Wilkes Barre Pocono

    2015 1 10 Go to LIST OF OVER 200 POCONOSCRANTON HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS LISTED BY AREA Go to COMPREHENSIVE AND DETAILED LISTING OF LODGING CHOICES THROUGHOUT THE AREA Go to Scranton s Grand Railroad Stations built because of Scranton s Iron Steel and coal Go to Old time posters for Lackawanna Railroad promoting clean rides with

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  • History of the Wool Trade

    2021 10 28 Wool became the backbone and driving force of the medieval English economy between the late thirteenth century and late fifteenth century and at the time the trade was described as the jewel in the realm To this day the seat of the Lord High Chancellor in the House of Lords is a large square bag of wool called the woolsack a

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  • Visit Derbyshire

    A large and lively village between the Derbyshire towns of Ripley and Alfreton Swanwick grew as coal mining and also a large hosiery manufacturing industry were to flourish in the region in the 19th century Swanwick Hall was once the home of the Wood family local landowners in the area but was opened as a

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  • Garnet Mine Tours

    Fun for all ages treasure hunting in the garnet mines Starting at the Gore Mountain Mineral Shop you follow a tour guide in your own car to the site of the Garnet Mines Your tour guide will share the history and geology of the Garnet Mine and demonstrate how you will find your own garnet gemstones large garnet crystal faces and beautiful museum quality mineral specimens

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  • Brynteg

    Take to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to really appreciate this wonderful coastline on foot head east through the tunnels a relic of this village s industrial coal mining past enjoy a meal at the beachside restaurant Coast on Coppet Hall Beach or on to Wiseman s Bridge Beach and Amroth both have pubs where you can enjoy a drink and a

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  • Boult Misc Grave Stones

    2006 12 1 The Coal Mining The first mention of coal working in the royal hunting forest of Kingswood which stretched for a considerable distance into Easton occurs in the Great Pipe Role of 1228 Five years later the area was largely deforested but over 4000 acres remained as a Chase

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  • Ingleton

    Ingleton At a quick glance the village of Ingleton may seem a little too modern to be part of the Yorkshire Dales Unlike many areas in the region it is home to some relatively new housing estates but its charming centre is as attractive and historic as most Overlooked by the 723 metre mountain of Ingleborough the village is popular with

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  • Cleddau Estuary Guide

    Burton was the site of several small shipyards in the 18 th and 19 th Cs There s still one left in this small village where there s a popular pub with a riverside beer garden Neyland Before the 1850s this was a small fishing village with a modest industry building and repairing ships on the shore of Westfield Pill

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  • Ghost Towns Near Me Creepiest Abandoned Towns

    2021 10 14 Kentucky Blue Heron Blue Heron was a coal town near the Big South Fork National River that operated from 1937 to 1962 It was abandoned for years and rebuilt in

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  • Menu

    Local Environmental Plans LEPs guide planning decisions for local government areas They do this through zoning and development controls which provide a framework for the way land can be used LEPs are the main planning tool to shape the future of communities and also ensure local development is done appropriately

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  • HISTORY OF SCHUYLKILL COUNTY PA

    2008 3 21 Big Mine Run 179 Branch Dale 342 Brandonville 213 Coal Dale 326 Delano 345 COAL CHART 040a COLLIERY Big Mine Run Butler 179 COLLIERY William Penn West Mahanoy 369 DIAMOND DRILL COMPANY Pottsville Works 273

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  • London Metropolitan Archives City of London

    London Metropolitan Archives also holds the records of the Corporation of London known as City of London since 2006 formerly held by the Corporation of London Record Office In 2008 Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section and Guildhall Library Prints and Maps merged with London Metropolitan Archives Many of their major genealogical sources are

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  • 30 Ghost Towns Around The World

    2021 10 26 We ve all seen abandoned cities towns and whole countries on TV or silver screens Be it a horror movie or a post apocalyptic show the eerie images of what was once a settlement full of life can feel truly uncanny and give us a chill down the spine Although away from our regular hustle and bustle of everyday life such places exist all around the world

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  • Ludger Mintrop

    2021 8 29 Ludger Mintrop Ludger Mintrop July 18 1880January 1 1956 was a German mine surveyor and geophysicist Mintrop is considered the inventor of the seismic method for exploration of hydrocarbons and minerals Patent 1916 through the seismic refraction method Among the many accolades and awards in recognition of his seminal work in seismic

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  • Boosbeck Miners Diary

    Sept 18thA Hayes of Hobdale Terrace was killed at Spawood Mines in the tip shed Billy Barr was killed in Park road South Skelton Mines 1912 Jan 12thCharles Milligan and party were burnt by powder May 11thJohn Waller left Margrove Park for Canada 1913 May 11thRobert Jeffels of Lingdale died May 29thSal Burton was drowned at

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  • Boosbeck Miners Diary

    Sept 18thA Hayes of Hobdale Terrace was killed at Spawood Mines in the tip shed Billy Barr was killed in Park road South Skelton Mines 1912 Jan 12thCharles Milligan and party were burnt by powder May 11thJohn Waller left Margrove Park for Canada 1913 May 11thRobert Jeffels of Lingdale died May 29thSal Burton was drowned at

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  • Olive Downs Coking Coal Project Additional Information

    2019 3 21 A Coal Mine Plumtr e Wallanbah Br oadme w Br o adm ew C nt l Moranbah Village Dysart Village Smart Stay Village Coppabella Village Middlemount Village Nebo Village Terowie Village Vitrinite Village Moranbah Accommodation Centre Nebo Junction Accommodation Village Grosvenor Accommodation Village

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  • Things to do in Bridgend County

    2021 10 25 Further inland Parc Slip Nature Reserve offers up 300 beautiful acres of grassland woodland and wetlandsall restored from what was once an opencast coal mine It s also home to a 2 5 mile 4km stretch of Sustrans National Cycle Route 4 and

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  • 30 Stunning Abandoned Towns Around the World

    2018 9 10 Created by prisoners during World War II this community boasted two coal mines But with the creation of Russia out of the former Soviet Union one of those mines closed in the early 1990s

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  • WREXHAM The Town of Wrexham in Wrexham Wales

    2021 4 28 Wrexham A town once with coal mines breweries and a modern industrial estate at Marchwiel 2 miles south east The church tower ranks among the traditional Wonders of Wales In the graveyard lies Elihu Yale 1649 1721 founder of the university which bears his name his father s home was among the hills 10 miles west of the town

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  • Hotels in Coalville

    2021 4 26 Burton A38 Southbound Book now Conkers miners and a gunpowder plotter former coal mines and new woodlands Looking for a cheap hotel Near Coalville Both Travelodge Leicester Markfield and Travelodge Nottingham EM Airport hotels are conveniently placed just off the M1 Bicester Village hotels Birmingham hotels Blackpool hotels

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  • Brynteg

    Layout Facilities Ground Floor Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner double room/king size bed/ensuite shower room/whb/wc twin room bunk room bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc Parking 1 space in shared parking area Facilities Electric oven gas hob microwave fridge/freezer dishwasher washer/dryer TV DVD player Bluetooth speaker phone chargers on each bedside cabinet WiFi

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  • Sci Hub removing barriers in the way of science

    The Sci Hub project supports Open Access movement in science Research should be published in open access i e be free to read The Open Access is a new and advanced form of scientific communication which is going to replace outdated subscription models

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  • Ghost Towns of Iowa

    Named for J E Buxton the mine manager at the nearby company owned Muchakinock Mines this coal mining camp was established as a company town for the Consolidation Coal Company around 1900/1901 It was located right up against the northern county line on the southeast side of Bluff Creek and the railroad about two miles north of the mine

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  • Staffordshire Gardens Parks

    Staffordshire Awards Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Good Food Awards 2019Silver Award 2019 WinnerSilver AwardEnjoy Staffordshire Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 2019 Covering a total of 12 acres with woodland waterfall spring bulbs rhododendrons fabulous borders alpine scree and

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  • Kerlong Village Coalmine Burton Glenden Temporary

    Kerlong Village Coalmine Burton Glenden Temporary Accomodation July 2012 Kerlong Village Coalmine Burton Glenden Temporary Accomodation is a construction project based in Glenden QLD within the Commercial sector The project has an approximate budget of Unknown and quotes are closing 3rd of August 2012 To find out more please read below

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  • Munro Siding

    2020 2 26 A report of a general meeting of the mining company is in the Register 13 October 1866 page 2d The mine is described on 30 May 1865 page 2h 10 May 1869 page 2f also see 11 May 1869 page 2d Also see South AustraliaMiningCoal Information on the mine and pastoral property is in the Observer 5 January 1924 page 10b

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