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    Default Dinas Silica Mine


    Dinas Silica mine in the Neath valley was used to mine sillica for use in firebricks from 1880 to 1960.
    The main 3 adit's are dry but some of the side working's are flooded and sadly we did not have time to explore the full workings and missed a few cool bits shown in previous reports.
    Apologies about the pics as the tripod was giving me massive camera shake.
    thanks to capt slow for the assistance on this and the lighting
















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    Great photos and as you say that looks pretty dry.

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    This thread promised moon boots and did not deliver. 2/10 effort

    Pictures came out ok, considering how trippy you were on teh proplus

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain-Slow View Post
    This thread promised moon boots and did not deliver. 2/10 effort

    Pictures came out ok, considering how trippy you were on teh proplus
    was downing rocket fuel coffee pro plus and me is a very very bad combo

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    don't come here very often, should more Great shots considering the lack of daylight and misbehaving tripod:)

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    Quote Originally Posted by prettyvacant71 View Post
    Great shots considering the lack of daylight and misbehaving tripod:)
    There is nothing wrong with my tripod, it was user error

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    slow answer your phone you offender

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    Are the iron thingies on the left hand side of the last pic upside down tipper wagons?

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    yea they are

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    Quote Originally Posted by dangerous dave View Post
    slow answer your phone you offender
    I cant because I don't know where it is! Aberpergwm was its last known location, after that the trail is cold
    Last edited by Captain-Slow; 29th Jun 12 at 07:12.

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