Hoist House Underground



boarding the cog rail car


passing abandoned surface ore car


going down the incline


the cog rail line


the cog car returning


boarding the tractor drawn wagon to go in the mine at level seven


entering the mine


passing abandoned mining unit


going into the dark


passing copper ore


abandoned mine ore car


used timbers next to the rock wall


a stoke



what you find in the mine


mine ore car





newer one man drill


drill holes were first made by hand before machine drills


candle lighting was used for creating the drill holes


drill holes ready for filling with blasting material


note drill hole in ore material


copper ore next to the tally board


leaving the mine

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