Chimney on Stublick Moor

  • Description

    "A relic of the lead smelting industry. The mound in the foreground is the tunnel flue to the chimney. These flues were up to 2 miles in length and acted as condensers for the smelting fumes. This resulted in significant amounts of lead being deposited in the flues which could be economically recovered. The effect on the health of those employed to do this can be well imagined. In this instance, the tunnel is partially collapsed. " Photo by Alan Murray-Rust, 2004.
  • Owner

    Alan Murray-Rust
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/371091
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 5 months, 3 weeks ago
    Viewed: 41 times
    Picture Taken: 2004-06-28
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