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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:24 pm 
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Mike Piersa just posted up photos from his trip to the underground railroad tunnel known as the Oxford tunnel. To view the pictures click here:

http://www.ironminers.com/mineforum/vie ... hp?t=20380


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:27 pm 
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BTW Mike, thanks for posting those up! Some pretty good shots! Been a little while since I have been there, probably should make another trip back. I don't think I ever took any good photos of it.

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Nice shots Mike! I have only a small handful of photos. I believe there are a few shafts that connect(ed) to the surface so that they could blast different parts of the tunnel at the same time. I haven't looked for them though. It took miners to blast it. Have you tried to follow the old zig-zagged right-of-way that was there before the tunnel was driven?

I'd also recommend visiting the Manunka Chunk tunnel if you haven't. While it is considerably shorter, it consists of a twin tunnel system and there are tracks extant in the northern tunnel. It requires muck boots though.

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Hi folks, was just wondering what kind of lighting or flash your using...it seems to really extent quite a distance down the tunnel. Any advice would be greatly appreciated :D


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We all use different lighting techniques in fact. For me a 15 million candlepower Thor Cyclops with a diffuser will help me shoot a distance without being too much of a spotlight. It has to be diffused just the right amount to disperse the light properly.

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