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.

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.

Botallack Tin Mine:Cornwall, England Image copyright John T. Baker Photographer LLC

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.

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.

WHEAL COATES: tin mine near St Agnes in Cornwall. 'Legend has it that the mine is haunted by the ghosts of the many miners who died there working in extreme and dangerous conditions.' ✫ღ⊰n

Heroic and tragic truth behind Poldark: Cornishmen shaped mining in Britain and pushed boundaries the world over

WHEAL COATES: tin mine near St Agnes in Cornwall. 'Legend has it that the mine is haunted by the ghosts of the many miners who died there working in extreme and dangerous conditions.' ✫ღ⊰n

iWalk Porthtowan to Chapel Porth - a circular walk from Porthtowan, along the coast, valleys and woodland passing engine houses and other relics of Cornish copper mining - 4.7 miles - moderate - http://iwkc.co.uk/wa/133.  Photos on the route: https://www.pinterest.com/iwalkcornwall/iwalk-porthtowan-to-chapel-porth/

iWalk Porthtowan to Chapel Porth - a circular walk from Porthtowan, along the coast, valleys and woodland passing engine houses and other relics of Cornish copper mining - 4.7 miles - moderate - http://iwkc.co.uk/wa/133. Photos on the route: https://www.pinterest.com/iwalkcornwall/iwalk-porthtowan-to-chapel-porth/

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