Eston (Ironstone) Mines

  • Description

    "The Eston Mines comprise Upsall and Chaloner Pits, both of which are worked by adits; but there are two shafts, 556 ft. deep, at Upsall, one of which is upcast and the other used for pumping and winding men. Upsall pit was opened in 1851, and was the first mine to be worked in Cleveland on an extensive scale. There are two three-stage turbine pumps at the pit bottom, each capable of delivering 1,000 galls. per min..."
  • Owner

    Durham Mining Museum
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 11 months ago
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