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Rappelling in Rosendale

Last weekend, we changed plans to go back to Rosendale, our old stomping grounds. Rosendale NY features some of the most impressive mine workings in the north eastern US, with the town being a major producer of Rosendale cement. Rosendale cement preceded Portland cement as a very strong and dependable cement, with millions of tons [...]

ABM Goes to the Dark Side

Surprise, surprise. About two years ago we were at our favorite cement mine.  Afterward we decided to search some promising mine leads in a nearby town.  After climbing a steep hill to a rocky valley that had a recent rock fall, we decided leave that area and followed a trail along the hillside.  And there [...]

Chris Rappelling in Coal Mine | Dec 2010

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Chris and Bob rapell inside a Coal Mine. Part 2 | Dec 12, 2010

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Chris and Bob rapell inside a Coal Mine. Part 1 | Dec 12, 2010

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ABM Crosses the icy river to get to the mine tunnel..

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Deep woods hike in search of an elusive mine portal

Hiking through deep woods in search of a tunnel portal pointed out to us by an ex miner. Unfortunately after hours of hiking through this dense foliage, we were unable to find the mine and gave up. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it [...]