Exploring the Abandoned Perkiomen copper mines, Audubon PA





Exploring the Abandoned Perkiomen copper mines, Audubon PA



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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


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We have a few in Pottsgrove but I'm not having luck finding them. Very thick brush and cover. But lookup Pottstown mining company.
Beautiful
Nice clear water. Maybe come back in the summer.
You got over the grate on that one,awesome man!!!!
There are some old mines up off rt212 in Pa. by reigalsville,there is also a few caves rt in the NW corner of rt611 and rt212 there,the large cave has a couple smaller shafts that go in pretty far,and if you climb to the top of the hill there is a shaft that goes all the way down to the big cave at the bottom..just cant go when its wet cause the lower ones get flooded.
Great Video WW. I was thinking about those miners of the 18th and 19th century. You had modern lights that work well. But can you imagine crawling back there with a candle or tourch? And how easy it may have been to knock your light out and how you'd light it back up. No matches or bics. A rough life at best and in modern times as well. I was in an old mine in Kentucky when I lived ther a few years. The entrance was quite large with a concrete gate of sorts, large too. The words were molded into the concrete which said, SAFTEY FIRST ITS HELL TO BE A CRIPPLE. Great way to start your day in the dark, eh? I remember that this mine had a few inches of fine dust on the floor that spread into the air big time just by walking. This mine had been abandon quite a few years at the time but in the day no masks or SAFTEY gears was used. Oh yes, I' forgotten to mention it was a coal mine. So thanks for another great vid. Have you thought of doing a photographic journey/book with maps and ratings? Perhaps it is already in the process
Can you send me the coordinates thank you
I was there year ago. I only found one mine, but the water was too high and it was in the winter.
Another great video! That spring house was kind of cool. Regarding coordinates, I downloaded an app onto my iPhone called Topo Maps by Phil Endecott. It cost a couple dollars. With the app, you can download the USGS topographical maps in hi-res to your mobile device and store them on your phone. There is no extra charge to download these maps. When you are out hiking, you pull up the map on your iPhone and it works in conjunction with the phone’s GPS to show you where you are on the topographic map! It will even work when there is no cell service or no signal whatsoever. As you know, a lot of mines are on the topo maps, so this is one way to be sure that you are on the right path and headed in the right direction – especially in remote places with no trails or roads.

That second entrance that was totally flooded could probably be drained if somebody took the time to dig away all those leaves and debris. Of course, there is a gate further in, so who knows what condition it is in. It may have a missing bar, though, like the first adit you found in the video.

LOL at 11:53! “I kind of like it in here.” I know that feeling, brother, and can totally relate. Too bad that tunnel was completely flooded to the ceiling. Glad you went back with boots to check it out.

By the way, you might want to invest in an oxygen meter. You can get one on Amazon really cheap. It’s called the BW Clip oxygen meter. Once you activate it, it runs continually for 2 years before it wears out at which time it must be disposed of. Just a suggestion....

If I haven’t done so already, I will add your channel to the list of recommended channels on my channel’s homepage. That should hopefully drive a little more traffic and views to your channel and videos. Keep up the great work! If you’re ever out this way and are interested in checking out some abandoned mines out here in the desert, let me know!
You are saying it wrong
Awesome videos, Sir!.....Subscribed...
No mine openings at the gun club. I've walked every inch of the LPRG Club and there are no mine openings.
This is coming from a former on-rope NSS spelunker....looks dangerous.
is this with a new camera? I didn't hear the autofocus. ... kinda your trademark :)
I live 20 mins from here. I got alot of places near me in Ambler Pa
another great video, keep it up.
per-kee-omen
The Pokemon copper mine? ;o) Gotta explore them all lolol ;o) Wow, love the springhouse, sounds like there is a busy highway nearby.
Great video! I work in the area and always wanted to do some exploring as you have. Thanks!


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Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.

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Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.