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Miners at South Crofty Mine, near Camborne, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA98/10578
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Caption: Tin mines are free from the explosive gases present in coal mines and responsible for many accidents. Because of this smoking is of less threat in tin mines. However, tin mining has always been a dangerous job, and local cemeteries testify to the number of accidents in mines.
Photographer: J O Davies Date Taken: February 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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