October 8, 2023
Upper Dales Mines: The Underground Structures
Venue:Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road
Reeth,, DL11 6QT
Dave Carlisle, assisted by Pete Roe, presents an illustrated talk giving a mining engineer’s view of winning and working lead ore in Swaledale and Arkengarthdale over 4 centuries. Dave will focus on the evolution of underground mining equipment and techniques, improvements in ore treatment methods and the extraction and uses of other materials found in the area.
Please note this event takes place in Reeth Memorial Hall.