South Crofty Mine

Gauge 1ft 10in (560mm)

 

Collection Objects

NumberRailwayObject TypeDescriptionImage
TYWRM:CTY001South Crofty Minewagon14 cu ft mine wagon from S Crofty mine; Cornwall; 22" gauge file CTY001.jpg

South Crofty is a metal ore mine in Cornwall, that has seen production for over 400 years. It extends almost two and a half miles across and 3,000 feet down. Copper was mined first and tin from the nineteenth century.

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