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Pednandrea stamps and mine dressing floor at Wheal Sparnon, Redruth, Cornwall. 1865 Featured Print

Pednandrea stamps and mine dressing floor at Wheal Sparnon, Redruth, Cornwall. 1865

The area in the photograph is now covered by Clinton Road, Park Road and Albany Road, Redruth. According to the Ordnance Survey Six Inch map Cornwall LXIII. NE, surveyed 1877 to 1879, the mine is disused at that time. By the same OS area map Cornwall LXIII. NE Revised 1906, the whole are is covered in housing. The mine produced copper, as well as traces of cobalt and gold. Thomas Spargo states in his book, The Mines of Cornwall (1865), that "Wheal Sparnon was in the the parish of Redruth, Cornwall, in 6,000 shares. Secretary, Mr G.H. Cardozo, London. Purser, Mr W.P. Cardozo, Camborne. Manager, Captain Wm. Tregay, Redruth. Rocks, granite and clay-slate, 60 men employed in the mine, operations on the surface of which commenced in 1864. Land owner, Lord Clinton. Dues 1-20th. Depth of adit, 18 fathoms; depth under adit, 60 fathoms. A 70-inch pumping-engine just completed, also a 22-inch winding-engine. Little has been as yet been done by the Company under the surface; but it is generally believed that enormous quantities of tin will be raised after the mine has been cleared of water". Photographer: Probably Henry Opie.

© From the collection of the RIC

Firefighters in action, Mitcham, Surrey, WW2 Featured Print

Firefighters in action, Mitcham, Surrey, WW2

Firefighters in action following a flying bomb incident in Western Road, Mitcham, Surrey, where drums of amyl acetate were involved. They are moving the drums away from the fire; burning amyl acetate can be seen spreading over the surface of the water which has been applied to keep the drums cool.

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

1940s, 1944, 2nd, 40s, Acetate, Action, Afs, Aftermath, Air, Amyl, Attack, Auxiliary, Blaze, Blitz, Bomb, Bombed, Bombing, Brigade, Burning, Chemical, Chemicals, Containers, Danger, Dangerous, Dark, Drums, Fire, Firefighter, Firefighters, Firefighting, Fireman, Firemen, Flames, Flammable, Flying, Forties, Front, Home, Hose, Incident, Inflammable, Jet, Lfb, London, Mitcham, Moving, Night, Premises, Raid, Road, Scene, Service, Services, Silhouette, Silhouetted, Smoke, Smoking, Smoky, Spreading, Surface, Surrey, V1, War, Wartime, Water, Western, World, Ww2, Wwii

Pitch Lake - La Brea, Trinidad Featured Print

Pitch Lake - La Brea, Trinidad

The huge Pitch Lake at La Brea, Trinidad - source for the pitch used in road-covering ashphalt. The asphalt from the Lake is of economic value to Trinidad and Tobago. Some ten million tons have been mined since mining started in 1867. The refined product is used in the manufacturing and road surfacing industries.

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10406410