Photographs - Woodhead Lead Mine

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Photographs - Woodhead Lead Mine

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Woodhead Mine, reservoir
Water tank Garryhorn

Lade in front of an adit into mine
Copy from Cathcart album

Woodhead Lead Mine
Copy from Cathcart album

Mine chimney and flue in snow
Large colour photo

Mine chimney in snow
Large colour photo

Woodhead Leadmine site - smelter & chimney
Woodhead Leadmine site - smelter & chimney

Woodhead Leadmine site - back of smelter & flues
Woodhead Leadmine site - back of smelter & flues

Woodhead Leadmine site - two air shafts, school and office row
Woodhead Leadmine site - two air shafts, school and office row

Woodhead Leadmine site - above chimneys over smelter house
Woodhead Leadmine site - above chimneys over smelter house

Woodhead Leadmine site - from spoil heap area up to Office Row
Woodhead Leadmine site - from spoil heap area up to Office Row

Woodhead Leadmine site - from above Office Row on track up to Woodhead Farm
Woodhead Leadmine site - from above Office Row on track up to Woodhead Farm

Woodhead Leadmine site - air shaft over smelter, Mill Row to Carsphairn
Woodhead Leadmine site - air shaft over smelter, Mill Row to Carsphairn

Woodhead Leadmine site - back of smelter with flues
Woodhead Leadmine site - back of smelter with flues

Woodhead Leadmine site - above track to top of mine across to Bow
Woodhead Leadmine site - above track to top of mine across to Bow

Woodhead Leadmine site - near adit at top across to Office Row
Woodhead Leadmine site - near adit at top across to Office Row

Woodhead Leadmine site - from reservoir up to School & Office Row
Woodhead Leadmine site - from reservoir up to School & Office Row

Woodhead Leadmines - gable end of Low Row
Woodhead Leadmines - gable end of Low Row - the only two storey property - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

Woodhead Leadmines - side of School Building
Woodhead Leadmines - side of School Building - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

Woodhead Leadmines - looking down toward the Smelters Houses
Woodhead Leadmines - looking down toward the Smelters Houses - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

Big room at schoolhouse, Woodhead lead mine
This photograph shows the interior of the schoolhouse, presumably the living room. The photograph was probably taken in the 1880’s long after the school was closed. Copy from Cathcart album.

Woodhead lead mine, remains of top row.
All that remains today of the top row of houses where Charled Wilson, the overseer and late manager of the mine spent so much of his life. This row has been occupied within living memory.

Woodhead lead mine, low row.
In 1851, 56 people lived in this row of houses.

Spoil at Woodhead mine
2nd From Left Davy Richardson. Much of the spoil was used to provide hardcore when the A713 was improved.
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