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Old Glengowla Lead Mine

Synopsis
The Old Glengowla lead mine in County Galway, Ireland, operated from 1851 to 1865. Today, an underground trip down to water level shows old equipment and and a variety of minerals, and on the surface can be seen the restored powder magazine, blacksmith’s workshop and agent’s cottage.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 15 min.
Year of production
1997
Availability
out of Distribution
Notes
This has been superseded by a 2009 production, GLENGOWLA, showing all the improvement work that has been done since 1997 and the visitor mine as it is now.
Subjects
Archaeology; Engineering
Keywords
industrial archaeology; lead mining; mining equipment; mining industries; silver-mining industries

Production Company

Name

I A Recordings

Distributor

Name

I A Recordings

Email
info@iarecordings.org
Web
http://www.iarecordings.org External site opens in new window
Phone
01907 224 509
Address
PO Box 476
Telford
Shropshire
TF7 4RB
Notes
I.A. Recordings specialises in industrial archaeology and is dedicated to recording past and present industry on film and High Definition video, recording working industry as well as the remains of past industries. The archive contains complete productions and unedited footage, much of it available for sale on video or DVD.

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