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 Post subject: Cameron Colliery
PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:48 pm 
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I was wondering what is left to see at the Cameron Colliery and where anything left is located. Also just to make the Cameron is right beside where the Glen Burn was right?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:55 pm 
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well... here's some of whats left thanks to Larry Dalado

http://www.ironminers.com/mineforum/vie ... a7b73edfff


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yea those are some good pics!

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i cant beleive they got rid of that pump house and covered headframe with hoist inside!

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Chris wrote:
i cant beleive they got rid of that pump house and covered headframe with hoist inside!


Well, not all of it is gone.

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I guess they didnt want to put the extra effort into it.


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i wonder if that heist can be saved :?: did you have any luck with the mantrips?

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Yes, it probably could be. And no, I didn't. They most likely will rot along with the rest of Shamokin.


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larry, if you get up there again, whats the chance of digging out around the wheels and seeing what gauge they are? we think that equip was 42" gauge which would be good but not totally sure.

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