Towanroath Shaft Pumping Engine House at Wheal Coates
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This is probably one of the most photographed sights in Cornwall and in this setting you can see why. I bet it did not look so idyllic to the men who had to go down the shaft to work the mine many fathoms below sea level.
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Image taken: 2007-06-16
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