Crown Engine houses on the cliffs at Bottalock - this would have been the vista greeted by the miners on their way to work, I am not sure that they would have been looking out to sea gazing at the stunning view as I did - they may have already been walking for possibly an hour or more to get this far and may yet have a further hour or so descending the ladders to get the pit face, then a further 6 to 7 hours of toil before returning topside and home!

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