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Ghost Machines

Remains of the ore crushing house at Glendalough Co Wicklow.

 

There is a long history of Lead mining in the valley and the neighbouring Glendasan Valley. At one time it is estimated that circa 2000 people were employed here.

 

The mines operated broadly from 1888 until 1957 before becoming unviable

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Taken on September 5, 2010