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  Topic: Hiking the Road to Ruins, second edition
miner bob

Replies: 10
Views: 8541

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:38 pm   Subject: Hiking the Road to Ruins, second edition
I will buy your new book but I want it autographed like the first one.
Congrats Dave!
  Topic: Henry Tunnels, Warren County, NJ
miner bob

Replies: 23
Views: 18268

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:07 am   Subject: Henry Tunnels, Warren County, NJ
For rappelling, use static NOT dynamic rope.
And you have to use a knot at the attachment point!
We use a figure 8 knot at the attachment end. A knot does weaken a rope but 11mmI static rope is rate ...
  Topic: Henry Tunnels, Warren County, NJ
miner bob

Replies: 23
Views: 18268

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:40 am   Subject: Henry Tunnels, Warren County, NJ
Yes, it is required
  Topic: How do i join the abandoned mine crew?
miner bob

Replies: 4
Views: 3066

PostForum: Anything and Everything Else   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:45 am   Subject: How do i join the abandoned mine crew?
What do you mean, I was never right to begin with!
  Topic: Stone Structures -- are these mining related somehow?
miner bob

Replies: 6
Views: 3867

PostForum: Abandoned and Neglected   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:45 am   Subject: Stone Structures -- are these mining related somehow?
Dan is correct,
Those are kilns, we see a lot of them up un Rosendale NY.
NJ also has them.
  Topic: 1978 Mine Reports
miner bob

Replies: 5
Views: 5946

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:03 pm   Subject: 1978 Mine Reports
Jim,
Thanks for the info. I have those books. The state would give them to you free on request. I was smart to ask for all the counties back in the 80's.
Now, i see them on ebay once in a while the ...
  Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
miner bob

Replies: 5
Views: 4291

PostForum: Anything and Everything Else   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:58 am   Subject: Happy Thanksgiving!
Well said Karlswelt.
  Topic: Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, LI
miner bob

Replies: 5
Views: 6506

PostForum: Abandoned and Neglected   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:36 pm   Subject: Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, LI
Cool Dave,

I had the pleasure of getting one pf those lights shone at me. Had a radio failure landing at Teterboro one time. Once I turned final they gave ne a steady green. Was I glad to see that. ...
  Topic: 'Tis the Season..
miner bob

Replies: 1
Views: 2264

PostForum: Anything and Everything Else   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:42 pm   Subject: 'Tis the Season..
I second that Karl,
Merry Christmas to all!
  Topic: Any sounds in old mines?
miner bob

Replies: 23
Views: 18729

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:27 pm   Subject: Any sounds in old mines?
Been going in mines since the 80's. Never had a paranormal incident.
  Topic: Tar Hill Mine Visit
miner bob

Replies: 15
Views: 24048

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:22 pm   Subject: Tar Hill Mine Visit
Laughing
  Topic: Tar Hill Mine Visit
miner bob

Replies: 15
Views: 24048

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Photos | 750ft Level   Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:55 pm   Subject: Tar Hill Mine Visit
We take safety very seriously. We always tell someone where we are
We carry first aid as well as Sr 100 self rescuers. We check the integrity of the mine as we proceed. All of us can rappel and asce ...
  Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
miner bob

Replies: 2
Views: 2141

PostForum: Anything and Everything Else   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:28 pm   Subject: Happy Thanksgiving!
Same to you Karl!
  Topic: Went hiking today along an abandoned Canal. Got a bunch of p
miner bob

Replies: 7
Views: 8540

PostForum: Anything and Everything Else   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:18 am   Subject: Went hiking today along an abandoned Canal. Got a bunch of p
Nice shots, I am a morris canal buff also.
  Topic: mine collapse mt hope
miner bob

Replies: 58
Views: 20778

PostForum: Abandoned Mine Discussions | 500ft Level   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:23 pm   Subject: mine collapse mt hope
Chris,

You don't have to apologize. You have just as much right to comment as anyone else. Plus you actually know what you are talking about Wink
 
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