Hand Windlass – Blakey Ridge – Farndale Mines

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With the nights closing in, I’m having to trawl my old photos for new material.

On the Rosedale Railway, at the head of the incline down towards the Farndale mines are the remains of a hand powered windlass.
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Many other scraps of railway embankments and cuttings lie in the immediate area.
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