Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Old coke ovens







near Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand

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The coke ovens are situated near a coal mine and were used to turn coal into coke.

12 comments:

  1. These are amazing. Thank you for linking up!

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  2. Oh yes what a wonderful find Diana. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Oh, Diana; So sorry that I haven't visited here your another page. BIG coke oven, so amazing♡♡♡
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  4. I've never heard of coke ovens....this is an amazing post.

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  5. This is what makes blogging so much more interesting. Never did I know such places as this existed. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Very nice shots of the old coke oven!

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  7. I have heard of coke ovens all my life but never have I seen one. Now, I have, thanks to you.

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  8. The brickwork is amazing!!! I wonder how they were used...

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    1. The ovens are situated near a coal mine and were used to convert coal to coke.

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  9. The colours on the brickwork is just lovely, great photos.

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  10. Very interesting! Thanks for sharing!

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