The Vieille Montagne - GB
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Italian graffiti at Nenthead - “The Barracks” (Photo © A. F Robertson)
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New Century loco 1910 (Photo © North of England Open Air Museum, Beamish)
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Isabella & Theodor Prumbaum (Photo © K Brown)
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Italian graffiti at Nenthead - “The Barracks” (Photo © A.F. Robertson)
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Henri Loupart (Photo © S. Danby)
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Rodewald Brothers - mine managers c1903-c1914 (Photo © S. Danby)
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Rotherhope Mine in the 1920’s (Sketch © the late W. Watson)
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Nentsbury Haggs Mine in later years (Photo © R.W.)
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Inside a 19th C Zinc Works (from VM Brochure 1970s)
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Notice in “The Barracks” Nenthead (Photo © A.F. Robertson)
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Inside Rampgill Mill (Photo © Nenthead Mines Conservation Society)
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Receipt for Coal 1902 (Original in private collection)
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Inside a 19th C Zinc Works (from VM Brochure 1970s)
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Belgian Works in 1880
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Plan of Rampgill Mill 1930 (Photo © Nenthead Mines Conservation Society)
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Rampgill Mill Under construction 1909 (Photo © Nenthead Mines Conservation Society)
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Rampgill Mill, Nenthead 1910 (Photo © Nenthead Mines Conservation Society)
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Construction detail Rampgill Mill 2015 (Photo © A.F.Robertson)
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Map of Nenthead
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Italian Alps - showing Macugnaga, the home of some of the miners
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Counterweight for Aerial Ropeway, Wellhope. Abandoned 1930. (Photo © A.F. Robertson)
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Rampgill Dressing Mill, (Photo © Nenthead Mines Conservation Society)
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Wright Bros Vintage Bus. (Photo © Wright Buses)
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Barneycraig Mine, West Allendale 2016 (Photo © A.F. Robertson)
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Museum of Industry of the Rhineland in the Altenburg Zinc Works. (Photo © LVR Museum, Oberhausen)
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‘Tramlines’ in Rampgill Ore Dressing Mill. Nenthead, 2015 (Photo © A.F. Robertson)
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Barneycraig Mine, West Allendale 2016 (Photo © A.F.Robertson)
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Aerial Ropeway Cable in River Nent. 2015. (Photo © A.F. Robertson)
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CAST in ZINC by the VIEILLE-MONTAGNE Zinc Mining Company of FRANCE and BELGIUM.
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Altenberg Mine at Neutral-Moresnet in 1843 (Painting by Jean-Baptist Bastine) With thanks to F. Wouters
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Balen in 1908. With thanks to F. Wouters
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Nenthead mine heap and washing plant. With thanks to F. Wouters
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Lithograph of Maugendre in 1850. The zinc plant at Moresnet. With thanks to F. Wouters
Foreigners in the Hills

The Foreigners in the Hills

If you are interested in reading more about the story of the Vieille Montagne in Nenthead, Cumbria, read ‘The Foreigners in the Hills’ by Alastair F. Robertson, available on line or from the author at Ashleigh House, Nenthead Road, ALSTON, Cumbria, CA9 3SN, for £11.50 to include p&p.
About Us
The Vieille Montagne brings historians, genealogists and researchers from around Europe together into a co-operative project investigating the history of the Vieille Montagne and its workers.
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