Iron Trough,mines at Wilderswood/Rivington,Winter Hill, Horwich


this is a iron trough

wilderswood main shaft -capped

this hole is blowing very cold air!

this is Rivington drift mine.

this is a plastic bnck.!

Before the water tunnel

after the tunnel -this time just my feet got wet !

GPS Route is online at
http://www.sanoodi.com/routes/wilderswood-294070/

Links
http://www.d.lane.btinternet.co.uk/winterpike.html best mine site Rivington pike,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drift_mining what was a drift mine

http://www.d.lane.btinternet.co.uk/wilders3.html wilderswood mine site

http://www.mineexplorer.org.uk/winterhill.htm another mine site

http://www.horwichheritage.co.uk/heritagecentre.htm Horwich Heritage centre

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52990 Horwich history overview

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One Response to “Iron Trough,mines at Wilderswood/Rivington,Winter Hill, Horwich”

  1. I think the fact I can see your adventures is really great and what adventures you are having.Grandma

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