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MIN 4.029.tif
A 19th century scene at Tincroft Mine in Carn Brea. The man and 'bal maidens' with their hammers and typical Cornish shovels broke down the large lumps or ore to prepare it for further crushing and washing when the tin and copper was later refined on…

MIN 8.018.tif
A group of miners at Geevor Mine. There are 18in spanner tallow candles fixed with clay to their helmets.

Tamping Rods?

MIN 6.006.tif
Miners at Wheal Veor (Wheal Vor) Mine, wearing gear and helmets with acetylene lamps.
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