when the mine was surveyed in 1883 the shaft was flooded. carew's ore was a target for the 1907 venture at timwood tunnel, but that venture failed before any ore was reached. all that can be seen in modern times is a small disturbance on the surface near a car park. carnarvon new pit
a mine railway or mine railroad, u.s. , sometimes pit railway, is a railway constructed to carry materials and workers in and out of a mine. materials transported typically include ore , coal and overburden also called variously spoils, waste, slack, culm, 2 and tilings; all meaning waste rock .
lkab malmtrafik, earlier malmtrafik i kiruna ab mtab , is a swedish railway company which operates the iron ore freight trains on the iron ore line and the ofoten line. mtab is a wholly owned subsidiary of the mining company luossavaara–kiirunavaara lkab . in norway, operations are handled by the subsidiary malmtrafikk as mtas .
the cobourg car works, also known as the crossen car works, was an early railway car and streetcar builder based in cobourg, ontario. the company was split off from the ontario foundry in 1873 by james crossen jr., the foundry's owner. when james died in 1890, control of the company passed to his children,.
underground soft rock mining is a group of underground mining techniques used to extract coal, oil shale, potash and other minerals or geological materials from sedimentary 'soft' rocks. because deposits in sedimentary rocks are commonly layered and relatively less hard, the mining methods used differ from those used to mine deposits in .
during the 1960s, these cars were modified to give them increased height, needed to carry pelletized ore which was less dense and this increased car loadings to 108 tons. from the early 1960s until the early 1970s, two loaded 100-car trains left the mine each day, seven days a week.
a rotary car dumper or wagon tippler uk is a mechanism used for unloading certain railroad cars such as hopper cars, gondolas or lorries tipplers, uk . it holds the rail car to a section of track and rotates the track and car together to dump out the contents. used with gondola cars, it is making open hopper cars obsolete.
a 30 cu ft 0.85 m 3 mine car, ding from the united states bureau of mines an open railroad car gondola with a tipping trough, often found in mines . known in the uk as a tippler or chaldron wagon 1 and in the us as a mine car .
a minecart or mine cart also known as a mine trolley is a type of rolling stock found on a mine railway, used for moving ore and materials procured in the process of traditional mining. minecarts are seldom used in modern operations, having largely been superseded in underground operations especially coal mines .