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Old 27th June 2012, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Scooby View Post
As you drive in the main gate there is a wooded area to the right just before you turn left, there is a chimney style vent sticking up from the trees....not sure if that is the shaft vent though
May be site of the mine vent, Ex pit-men here will be able to say better than me, and basing what i'm saying on Whitfield pit, Brindley Ford, Staffs (which is still relatively intact) but there would a shaft connected up to exhaust fans to draw air through the workings, air being drawn in through the other shafts down into the workings.
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