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The Magpie Mine Site, Sheldon by Rod Johnson

The Magpie Mine Site, Sheldon

The Magpie Mine site, at Sheldon in Derbyshire, England. Lead mining was carried out on this site for 250 years, the present mine finally closed in the 1950s. Included in this photograph are the square and the round chimneys, the engine house with the steel winding drum, the main shaft and the headgear from the most recent working of the mine.

Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G @ 26mm
Shutter Speed: 1/13 second
Aperture: f/22
ISO Speed: 100
Date Taken: 09 Mar. 2014

Image Ref: 40138-RDA



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