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A stamp on the landscape

By Arvorphoto    
A rework of a black and white image from last year.

The remains of Wheal Jenkin Stamps Engine House which would drive the stamps to crush the ore with the embankment of the Liskeard and Caradon mineral railway passing in front which was built to convey the ores of copper and tin along with granite from the Caradon mining district to connect initially with the Liskeard and Looe Canal and later the Liskeard and Looe Railway.

Also noted as the Kilmar Junction Railway as seen in 2019. This was the extension approaching Minions village (or also known as Cheesewring Railway) from Tokenbury Corner that also served the Marke Valley mines and helped avoid the Gonamena Incline on the original route.


Processing: Lightroom/Photoshop

As always, many thanks to those of you who have taken the time to look, vote, comment and give their awards.
Please feel free to offer critique. Another viewpoint is always welcome. Also feel free to ask any questions about the image.

Tags: Cornwall Uk Landscape photography Chimney Copper Engine house Landscape and travel Minions No people Kit hill Caradon hill 2019 Caradon mining district Wheal Jenkin Stamps Engine House mineral railway Liskeard and Caradon Hill ciopper mining

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Comments


FotoDen 4 7 Germany
14 May 2020 11:23AM
Lovely!
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
14 May 2020 2:28PM
A remnant of times gone by.
Arvorphoto Plus
10 126 5 United Kingdom
14 May 2020 2:36PM

Quote:A remnant of times gone by.


Quite amazing that so much of the trackbed still exists. It closed in 1917.

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