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Nenthead, MineCam

Industrial Archaeology, remote exploration of mines

Setting up the MineCam for descentBackground

In 1997 & 1998, the I.A.Recordings MineCam Mk 4 was used to explore 11 shafts of the extensive Nenthead lead and zinc mine complex on Alston Moor.

Ginged 106m deep shaft This Compilation includes the footage from all eleven, including the famous Brewery shaft, plus Middle Whimsey shaft, Longholehead Whimsey shaft, Bogg shaft, Readshaw's shaft, Nentsberry Haggs shaft and Lovelady Shield shaft.

Partially collapsed level 18m down Also see the DVD production "A Tour of Carrs Mine" and the Compilation "Nenthead Lead Mines".

Large diameter water pipes


  • This compilation has no commentary..
  • £ 16.80 - Two DVD set
  • Running Time: 179 mins.
  • Recorded 1997 & 1998
  • Price includes worldwide delivery.
  • ' PAL' and 'NTSC' versions available.

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The images on this page are taken from the video.

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