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Location DB > Canada > British Columbia > Puntledge > Drac's Castle (Cumberland No. 8 Mine)
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Drac's Castle (Cumberland No. 8 Mine)
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created by Boffo on 2/25/2021 1:48 AM
last modified by Boffo on 2/25/2021 2:09 AM
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Ruins at the side of the road covered in graffiti with two concrete slabs nearby. One slab closes off the coal extraction shaft and the other the air shaft.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: not very exciting
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Puntledge, British Columbia
Canada
Owner: Unknown
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  •  Hazards
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     Historical Dates
    Built: 1912
    Closed: 1952
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     History
    1912 - 1914: Two shafts were dug and surface equipment constructed, but little work was done

    1915: The shafts were allowed to flood with water

    1936: Water was pumped out, surface structures refurbished, and a steady supply of coal was extracted

    1952: After producing 2.54 million tons of coal the mine was closed
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    Ruins in the rain
    Sun, Feb 21st, 2021
    posted by Boffo
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Boffo on 2/25/2021 2:14 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 25 21 at 2:14, Boffo validated this location
  • on Feb 25 21 at 2:13, Boffo made this location available
  • on Feb 25 21 at 2:12, Boffo updated gallery picture _MG_9210.jpg
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