Events 2004 - Zinkgrufan Zinc Mine

This article was published May 17, 2012.

Pict9340 -- Here you see a bit of the bucket drive. It is driven by a chain in one direction and a spring in the other.

Back in 2003 during summer vacation, our family did visit the museum at Zinkgrufan zinc mine in the middle of Sweden. Some of these pics were prev. added to one of the Yahoo groups. Here is the complete collection in a much bigger size.

Zinkgrufan

The gauge is 500mm.

Address to the museum is goto.glocalnet.net/zinkgrmuseum/ but not much there, check if you want (swedish text).

/Henrik Laurell, April 9th 2004.

 

 

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Pict9316-2 -- a bit closer
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Pict9340 -- Here you see a bit of the bucket drive. It is driven by a chain in one direction and a spring in the other.
Pict9340 -- Here you see a bit of the bucket drive. It is driven by a chain in one direction and a spring in the other.
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Pict9341 -- The big round part in the end contains a big wheel for the air hose.
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