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South Crofty Mine: A History J.A. Buckley

South Crofty Mine: A History

J.A. Buckley

Published 1997
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Hardcover
208 pages
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South Crofty is the sole surviving tin mine in Cornwall. Every change in the conditions and fortunes of the industry has been reflected in the history of South Crofty over the past three hundred years. It has witnessed the many booms, depressions,MoreSouth Crofty is the sole surviving tin mine in Cornwall. Every change in the conditions and fortunes of the industry has been reflected in the history of South Crofty over the past three hundred years. It has witnessed the many booms, depressions, expansions and disasters, technological improvements and economic revolutions of the Cornish mining industry. South Croftys survival is due to the skill and tenacity of its workforce and the strength and persistence of its lodes.Allen Buckley worked underground at South Crofty for many years and is an acknowledged expert on Cornish mining, with numerous books and articles to his credit.Profusely illustrated with fifty photographs and diagrams including many in colour showing modern mining practice and conditions.