Force Crag Mine

Force Crag Mine

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Force Crag Mine
Braithwaite, CUMBRIA
Mining Pot Holing & Caves
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Welcome To Force Crag Mine
As you walk the gently rising mine track from just outside Braithwaite village, it is hard to believe that this beautiful area of the Lake District fells was once the backdrop to a mining industry. Hugging the side of the fell with the winding beck below, you are lead to the head of the Coledale valley and the sheer dark face of Force Crag. For over 200 years men have worked in this isolated spot digging for lead in the early years and then later barites and zinc. Burma Road During the Second World War, tons of barites were extracted for making munitions. Trucks transported materials fr Read More..
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