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Magpie Mine

By dven    
Magpie Mine has a recorded history at least from 1739 and is said locally to be over 300 years old.
The surface remains are extensive and were taken over by Peak District Mines Historical Society in 1962.
During the 1820s and 1830s there were serious disputes between the miners of Magpie and the nearby Maypitts over rights to work the Great Red Soil vein. At various times the miners broke through into each others workings and would light a fire underground and try to smoke the other out.


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SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 7:21AM
Lovely tones in V1 and I like that you managed to get rid of the telegraph pole's.

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Nikonuser1 Plus
4 98 14 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 7:31AM
A great capture Dven like both images , great write upSmile

6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 9:05AM
Both interesting and very well captured. Your choice and style of processing is in keeping with the image.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
21 Jul 2014 9:36AM
V1 edges it for me today...great tones
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
21 Jul 2014 1:55PM
I prefer v2, colors well done, and thank you for your informative text
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
21 Jul 2014 3:08PM
A wonderful composition and presentation in V.1, Dven. Carol
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
21 Jul 2014 7:28PM
Excellent mono image Dven. Superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
22 Jul 2014 3:21PM
Super image. Yes, version 1 for me.

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