tarboat

tarboat

Posted on 08/25/2013


Photo taken on June  4, 2013



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Coking past

Coking past
There was once an extensive coal industry exploiting the thin seams under the moors between Bolton and Darwen in Lancashire. These remains of the four beehive coke ovens at Cranberry Moss are typical of the small scale of operations in the area.

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Miocene
Miocene
Very interesting, thanks.
3 years ago.
lovestruck
lovestruck
What an interesting find!
3 years ago.
Rhisiart Hincks
Rhisiart Hincks
Our past is so easily overlooked! Thanks for sharing this.
3 years ago.