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  Topic: carbon county
Miner Tom

Replies: 4
Views: 5905

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:17 pm   Subject: carbon county
It looks to be in pretty bad shape. That is the kind of mine where you touch nothing.
  Topic: Hasbrouch mine, kingston NY exact location
Miner Tom

Replies: 4
Views: 5740

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:59 pm   Subject: Hasbrouch mine, kingston NY exact location
There are cement mines in Hasbrouck Park in Kingston. They are fenced off and I understand permission is required to enter. A New York Caving Meetup Group was to go there this past Saturday (I beli ...
  Topic: Harvard Losing Out to South Dakota in Graduate Pay (miners)
Miner Tom

Replies: 0
Views: 3469

PostForum: Active Mining & News   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:47 pm   Subject: Harvard Losing Out to South Dakota in Graduate Pay (miners)
Harvard University’s graduates are earning less than those from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology after a decade-long commodity bull market created shortages of workers as well as mine ...
  Topic: Bat roost in cement mine
Miner Tom

Replies: 0
Views: 5422

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:15 am   Subject: Bat roost in cement mine
On a recent visit to a NY cement mine my son was first to notice this bat roosting in a rope hanging from an upper level.
  Topic: Went hiking today along an abandoned Canal. Got a bunch of p
Miner Tom

Replies: 7
Views: 8540

PostForum: Anything and Everything Else   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:56 pm   Subject: Went hiking today along an abandoned Canal. Got a bunch of p
Mike, thanks for posting this. Great pictures and info to go along with them!
  Topic: Any sounds in old mines?
Miner Tom

Replies: 23
Views: 18729

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:09 am   Subject: Any sounds in old mines?
A few of us have experienced things that are unexplainable in mines. I once visited an old iron mine in NY on a Sunday morning. Entering the mine I could clearly hear the sounds of metal hitting met ...
  Topic: Tar Hill Mine Visit
Miner Tom

Replies: 15
Views: 24048

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:04 pm   Subject: Tar Hill Mine Visit
Stupid people make it into politics, where they add more safety laws to protect their existence.
  Topic: 1955 Cinnabar Mining
Miner Tom

Replies: 3
Views: 4332

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Videos | 1000ft Level   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:54 pm   Subject: 1955 Cinnabar Mining
Not Cinnabon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPYysvKqwus&feature=related

Surprised
  Topic: A Few from Reading Anthracite
Miner Tom

Replies: 15
Views: 12755

PostForum: Vintage Mine Photos   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:11 am   Subject: A Few from Reading Anthracite
Looks like a nice place to visit! Maybe a couple of Long Island ice teas will loosen him up! Very Happy
  Topic: ABM Visits Vertical Cement Mine
Miner Tom

Replies: 2
Views: 3742

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Videos | 1000ft Level   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:53 pm   Subject: ABM Visits Vertical Cement Mine
During a recent mine exploration trip we took some videos. Some of the group decided to utilize their rappelling and ascension climbing skills.

Miner Chris rappelling:

http://www.youtube.com/ ...
  Topic: Cleaning Safety Lamps
Miner Tom

Replies: 15
Views: 8243

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:26 pm   Subject: Cleaning Safety Lamps
Once you get the lamp open you can remove the spring assembly that locks it. I have not actually done that myself but the lamp I bought on ebay had a spring and metal rocker type arm removed to elimi ...
  Topic: "Beginner" Mines
Miner Tom

Replies: 11
Views: 4962

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:10 pm   Subject: "Beginner" Mines
The New York / New Jersey Trail Conference hiking maps show features which include some mines. The map for Harriman & Bear Mountain may be of interest. The Cranberry mine has been bat gated.
  Topic: Gas Detector/Oxygen Meter recommendations?
Miner Tom

Replies: 21
Views: 13905

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:13 pm   Subject: Gas Detector/Oxygen Meter recommendations?
By the way, Dan and I use Coleman fuel in the lamp. Works fine. I believe the lamp provides good safety but you have to pay some attention to it. A meter gives an audible warning.
  Topic: Accident Mine - Nevada
Miner Tom

Replies: 11
Views: 29331

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:26 pm   Subject: Accident Mine - Nevada
Hey everybody, Vegas flights can be cheap!
  Topic: Very old Chalk quarry
Miner Tom

Replies: 8
Views: 10566

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:57 pm   Subject: Very old Chalk quarry
Pictures of natural cement mines on site:

http://www.abandonedmines.net/rosendale/rosendale_new_york_mines.htm

Did you use any carbide lamps in the pictures posted?
 
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