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Index to "Mining History" - the PDMHS Bulletin

Index to "Mining History" - Volume 15

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"Mining History" Volume 15 Number 1 - Summer 2002

  • Lead Veins within the Coal Mines around Whaley Bridge, New Mills and Bugsworth, Derbyshire — Chris Heathcote
  • The Development of Deep Ecton Mine, Staffordshire, 1723 to 1760 — John Barnatt
  • Stone Mining Hammers and their Hafts from Pre-Hispanic MesoAmerica — Paul Craddock, Brenda Craddock and Adolphus Langenscheidt
  • Calcite Mining in the Peak District — Trevor Ford
  • Arbor Low Calcite Mine, Youlgreave, Derbyshire — Richard P. Shaw
  • Surface Remains of the Castleton/Peak Forest Area, Derbyshire — Chris Heathcote/li>
  • The Wedge Effect in Firesetting of a Sarsen at Overton, Wiltshire — Lynn Willies
  • Some Notes on Peat Working and Turbary Rights — Ivor J. Brown
  • The Mow Cop Tunnel and Tramways of the North Staffordshire-Cheshire Border — Len Kirkham
  • Millclose Mine at Cowley Knoll, Wensley, Derbyshire: “Plans” of 1756 to 1761 — Ivor J. Brown and Lynn Willies

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Mining History Volume 15, No 1

"Mining History" Volume 15 Number 2 - Winter 2002

  • How Grove — PDMHS Special Project Report written by John Barnatt for the How Grove Team

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Mining History Volume 15, No 2

"Mining History" Volume 15 Number 3 - Summer 2003

  • The Miners’ Tale: Golconda (Derbyshire) 1916 to 1957 — Ron Slack
  • Iron Mining in the Peak District — Trevor D. Ford
  • Calcite Mining in the Peak District: Postscript — Trevor D. Ford
  • The Lower Nestus Pipe Re-Entered — John Barnatt
  • An Attempt in 1935-7 to Rework Coalpithole Mine, Peak Forest, Derbyshire — David Williams
  • The Diary of John Wesley Harvey, Manager of Whaley Bridge Colliery, Derbyshire, 1898-99 — Chris Heathcote
  • The Schlackenwald, Bohemia, Mining Law of 1548 — Peter Siems and Jack Sullivan
  • The Maury and Burfoot Mines, Taddington and Brushfield, Derbyshire — John Barnatt and Chris Heathcote
  • Errata — How Grove
  • A Journey to the Kennecott Copper Mine, Alaska — Lynn Willies
  • Letter to the Editor — Potosi Revisited — Tony Waltham

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Mining History Volume 15, No 3

Mining History Volume 15, No 3

"Mining History" Volume 15 Numbers 4/5 — Winter 2003 & Summer 2004

  • Editorial — Peter Claughton
  • Mining Waterpower Leats in Wales — Steven Hughes
  • Water Power in the Slate Mines of East Ffestiniog — Gwynfor Pierce Jones and Dafydd Water Dafis
  • Small Streams of Water: The Water Resources on Grassington Moor — Mike Gill
  • Five (or Six) Red Herrings: The Myers Head Water Wheel System — Stuart Cresswell
  • The Use of Water Power for Compressed Air generation, at Brewery Shaft, Nenthead — Paul Thorne
  • Swaledale’s Hydraulic Engines — David Carlisle and Mike Gill
  • Water Power in Peak District Mining — Lynn Willies
  • Some Minor Uses of Water Power in Mining — Ivor J. Brown
  • Cobden and Bright at Dylife — C.J. Williams
  • Cwm Dwyfor Copper Mine: The Collection and Utilisation of Water — Peter Hughes
  • History of Utilization of Water Power in the Mines of Freiberg, Saxony — Peter L. Siems
  • Pliny’s Arrugia: Water Power in Roman Gold-Mining — David Bird
  • Early Leats and Hushing Remains: Suggestions and Disputes of Roman Mining and Prospection for Lead — Simon Timberlake
  • Water Power in 16th Century Precious Metal Production in the Gastein District of the Austrian Alps — Brigitte Cech
  • Streaming and Hushing for Scottish Gold: The Archaeology of Early Gold Working at Leadhills and Wanlockhead — John Pickin
  • Sir Francis Level: Driven by Water — Martin Roe
  • The Tangential Impulse Water Wheel in California Gold Mining—Robert A. Kraft and Robert H. Samay
  • Underground Power Generation at the Comstock Lode and the Sutro Tunnel, Nevada—Gray Brechin and Noel W. Kirshenbaum
  • Hydraulic Mining: From California to British Columbia the Long Way — David Summers
  • Whither Water Power? A Direction for the Future, based on the Past — David Summers
  • Conclusions: Over Two Thousand Years of Water Power — Peter Claughton

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Mining History Volume 15, Nos 4 & 5

Mining History Volume 15, Nos 4 & 5

"Mining History" Volume 15 Number 6 — Winter 2004

  • Astbury Hydraulic Lime Works, Newbold, Cheshire - Len Kirkham
  • Geology of the Lead Mines around the Stanton Syncline - Trevor D. Ford
  • Index to Volume 15 - David Williams
  • Lead and Calcite Workings near Chelmorton, Derbyshire - Chris Heathcote
  • Rio Tinto Revisited - Lynn Willies
  • The Schlackenwald, Bohemia, Mining Law of 1548 - translated by Peter Siems & Jack Sullivan
  • The Silver Rig, Pibble and Woodhead Mines, Galloway, Scotland - M. Cressey, J. Pickin & K. HIcks
  • Women and the Lead Trade in Wirksworth, Derbyshire - Ron Slack


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Mining History Volume 15, No 6

Mining History Volume 15, No 6