Mining in Cornwall: Volume 8: Camborne to Redruth

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It is well known that Cornwall is acknowledged internationally as the home of hard-rock mining and the cradle of the steam engine. The rich mineral deposits with which the county is historically endowed created the desire to seek the knowledge and skills to discover and mine them. Affecting the development of many other industries, in particular engineering, Cornwall's fame spread to every mining area of the globe. As a result mining created employment and stability until the last quarter of the twentieth ...
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Overview


It is well known that Cornwall is acknowledged internationally as the home of hard-rock mining and the cradle of the steam engine. The rich mineral deposits with which the county is historically endowed created the desire to seek the knowledge and skills to discover and mine them. Affecting the development of many other industries, in particular engineering, Cornwall's fame spread to every mining area of the globe. As a result mining created employment and stability until the last quarter of the twentieth century. Here Bullen uses images from his extensive, renowned collection to document a group of mines within the Central Mining District of Cornwall, including the famous Dolcoath mine and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780752493107
  • Publisher: The History Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2013
  • Series: Images of England , #8
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,046,417
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

L. J. Bullen, acknowledged as Cornwall’s leading mining historian, has been involved in the industry for many years and in many different guises. A retired surveyor, he is also a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and is a former president and honorary life member of the Cornish Institute of Engineers, as well as many other societies and institutes. He has previously publishing Volumes 1 to 7 of the successful Mining in Cornwall series with The History Press and is also part founder and owner of the Trounsen-Bullen Collection, a comprehensive archive of the Cornish mining industry. He lives in Camborne, Cornwall.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2013

    Tons of photos of the mines and miners.

    Tons of photos of the mines and miners.

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