Geevor at Grass

areial view of the whole of the Geevor site

Geevor is much more than a mine. Underground was just the beginning. 

There’s just as much to see and learn from the surface buildings at Geevor Tin Mine. About two- thirds of the work force of the tin mine actually worked above ground, in jobs that supported the underground or helped to process the ore into tin concentrate, the mine’s finished product.

 

Photograph reproduced with the kind permission of A Cocks at Cornwall Council

 

Hard Rock Museum

Click to see a larger version of this imagehard rock musuem view of the Peninusla of minerals gallery

Hard Rock Museum is a colourful and engaging museum, which will introduce you to the rest of the site.


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Sub Station

Click to see a larger version of this imagesubstation switchs

From the early 20th century Geevor was electrically powered.


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Arsenic Recovery

Click to see a larger version of this imageold photo of rows of arsenic barrels

Arsenic had to be removed as a waste product from the tin and copper ore.


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Top Fitting Shop

Click to see a larger version of this imageinterior of the top fitting shop

The Top Fitting Shop was one of the engineering workshops for the mine.


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