Waterfall Ironstone Mine

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Waterfall mine was worked between 1892 and 1901, the ironstone here is very close to the surface and under a layer of sand and clay, the dangerous working conditions gave this mine the nickname “Linger and Die”

Waterfall Ironstone Mine Waterfall Ironstone Mine

The whole site is now obscured by a plantation, although hints of a cutting/drift can be seen towards the east corner where the path of a railway can be seen heading across fields on the aerial photo.

2 thoughts on “Waterfall Ironstone Mine

  1. This seems to be an interesting site. I cannot recall this mine being written up anywhere, does anyone know if there is any information available?

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