2005 Mining History Association Field Trip

 

Franklin/Sterling Hill, NJ Mining District

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (Underground)

June 19, 2005

Tour Hosts: Richard and Robert Houck

 

PHOTO GALLERY 3

CLICK ON A PHOTO TO DISPLAY A LARGER IMAGE

 

Adit Entrance to the Sterling Hill Mine.

 

 

MHAers walking down the adit toward the Main Shaft.

Miner’s lamps recharging in the Lamp Room.

The Main Shaft is inclined and reached the 1800 Level.

 

(Above) Ore car and battery operated mine motor at the shaft station on the Adit Level.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Left) Guide Earl Verbeek explains the hoisting signals for the Main Shaft.

 

 

 

(Above) Simulated mine engineer with surveying transit.  Compressed air-powered drills in the background.

 

 

 

 

 

(Right) Simulated grizzly man uses a jackhammer to break large chunks of ore so they can pass through the grizzly screen.

 


Photo Credits: Johnny Johnsson, Mike Kaas and John Park

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERY – 4 OF 7

 

 


All contents copyright 2011. This is a ZStudios website.