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Front end loader, South Crofty Mine, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA98/10570
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Caption: Loaders, operated by compressed air, scoop up loose ore. This is then lifted over the machine and deposited in one of the wagons in the background to be sent to the ore-pass, and then the surface. In this picture the photographer is standing by the pile of ore.
Photographer: J O Davies Date Taken: February 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
Featured in Story:Tin mining: a 4,000 year old industry
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