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Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert

Mining History, Compilation No.17

A wooden jack-roller winchBackground

Views of the abandoned Victoria Level of the Sygun copper mine in 1982, before work started on the museum project, are followed by a brief underground tour of this excellent mining museum, shortly after it opened to the public in March 1986.

A 'dummy' miner demonstrating overhand stoping

Sygun mine, set in the beautiful Welsh mountain scenery of Snowdonia, is where the froth flotation method of mineral separation was first used commercially.

Also see Sygun Copper Mine's web site.

Entrance to the Victoria Level


  • This compilation has no commentary.
  • NGR: SH 604 485
  • £ 6.95 - VHS Only
  • Running time: 7 mins.
  • Recorded 1982 and 1986
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  • 'PAL' and 'NTSC' versions available.

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