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Chimney and Flue (10/07/05)

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We had often seen the chimney on top of the moor from the Nent Valley but never really had bothered to take a closer look, until now. The exhaust fumes from the smelting mill where channelled through a condenser to try to recover additional lead, and then the secondary exhaust fumes where channelled again up a flue built on the surface of the moor leading to the chimney which has now collapsed. Workers from the mining complex would also clean the flue in order to recover more lead.