Monday 4 March 2013

Man power - Old Cleft Mine, Box, near Corsham Wiltshire

Stone Firms Limited (Bath and Portland) underground working of Bath Stone, Old Cleft Mine, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire.
BGS Image: P539527
Stone Firms Limited (Bath and Portland) underground workings, Old Cleft Mine, Box. Working on Bath Stone near Corsham Wiltshire. Lifting blocks with eye bolt. This image is from the early 1960s. From the Hugh O'Neill Collection. 

Hugh O'Neill was a Special Correspondent of the Quarry Managers Journal back in the 1960s and visited many of the active quarries in the UK and a few in Europe. His collection of over 3000 images is now on Geoscenic.

Bob McIntosh

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