West Wheal Owles

The 36-inch pumping-engine house of West Wheal Owles (Cargodna).
Closed after a mining disaster in 1893 , which flooded the mine workings killing 20 miners.
Botallack took up the lease and explored for Pitchblende (Uranium Ore).
Pitchblende was recovered in the 1950's for Atomic Research
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569
Date:
2014-11-22 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 3631.3287
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West Wheal Owles

The 36-inch pumping-engine house of West Wheal Owles (Cargodna).
Closed after a mining disaster in 1893 , which flooded the mine workings killing 20 miners.
Botallack took up the lease and explored for Pitchblende (Uranium Ore).
Pitchblende was recovered in the 1950's for Atomic Research
Ref:
569
Date:
2014-11-22 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 3631.3287
Photographer: