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Rookhope, Boltsburn lead mine

Boltsburn miners. Water leet (running across in front of headstock) leads to an enclosed water wheel operating pumps in new shafts. Shed on left contains steam winder and compressor. Automatic tub oiler behind wagons. Note street lamp.

Date:
c.1901
Period:
1901 - 1925
Place:
Rookhope
Item Type:
photograph
Donor:
Reed, Mr
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR02037

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