They dived for 43 mins in a three to a depth of 9.5 meters and vis was a max of 3ft!! Walking on water These two were taken in the 1980's The Handless Corpse October 15, 1979 Eccleston Delph, a flooded quarry in the heart of Lancashire, was never meant to reveal it's gruesome secret. But the body of Martin Johnstone never hit the bottom.
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In quarrying during the late 1800s and early 1900s, the stone was broken-out using black powder. Holes were put down about 10 feet deep by a steam drill. This method yields a large quantity of material unsuited for building stone, and thus finds its way to road construction and other foundation work.
Jet provost - Sitting at 16 metres. AA Guns - Sitting at 13 metres. Armoured personel carrier - Sitting at 14 metres. Light tank , Sitting at 13 metres. 48ft Cruiser - Sitting at 15 metres. Transit Van, Sitting at 12 metres. Shots 360 Aircraft cockpit. Mini Cave, Sitting at 3 metres. Gnome garden, Sitting at 3 metres.
The Delph is on the right (look for the dry stone wall) FROM THE SOUTH. Leave M6 at Junction 27 and turn left. Follow the same instructions as above. PLEASE NOTE! Most of the roads leading to The Delph are narrow country roads which can be occupied by runners, walkers, cyclists and plenty of wildlife. Please take care when driving.
Sep 17, 1995 · Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. A water-filled abandoned quarry here has...