Botallack Tin Mine:Cornwall, England Image copyright John T. Baker Photographer LLC
Towanroath Engine House The building above would have housed a steam driven cornish beam engine, here at the Wheal Coates tin mine on the north Cornwall coast
The engine house Wheal Coates North Cornwall, UK. Old Cornish tin mine. Many of the mines used to tunnel out under the seabed putting the miners in very dangerous conditions.
Cornish Tin Mine
Old Tin Mine, Cornwall, England
St Agnes in Cornwall, England
Mining in Cornwall and Devon in the south west of England began in the early Bronze Age approximately 2150 BC and ended with the South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall closing in 1998. Our tour took us to some of the ruins of old tin mines in Cornwall.