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Bonzle users have contributed the following stories about Wheal Hughes Tourist Mine:

    UNDERGROUND TOUR by 'phaedrus' (contact phaedrus about this story)

      The mine was taken over after mining ceased, due to falling world prices, by the Copper Triangle District Council (now the Dist Council of the Copper Coast) and permission given to local volunteers at the beginning of 2008 with four tours a day on Wed, Sat, Sun and every day in school holidays. This ... read story

    History of Wheal Hughes by 'kintorekid' (contact kintorekid about this story)

      Wheal Hughes original mining operations took place between 1865 and 1874. The modern operation started in 1990, when the opencut pit was commenced. The opencut was completed in 1992 at a depth of 65 metres (nom.), and underground mining was commenced at deeper levels. Mining was ceased in 1993 due to dramatic declines in ... read story

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