of Rectangular Ore Washeries
and associated water wells
Legrena Valley, Lavrio, Greece
The numbering of the photographs
corresponds to the numbers on the map
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The outline of the washery can be clearly seen.
Vertical mine shafts 6 A & B are located behind the trees.
The mine discard heaps can be clearly seen also behind the trees.
The cistern is situated to the right of the picture.
The sedimentation tank in the corner - hewn out of the rock
(partly filled with debris but still visible)
The sedimentation tank in another corner
(almost filled with debris but just visible)
View overlooking the line of rectangular washeries - the washeries are not visible from the road.
(Note twin pine trees behind car. The washeries are a short way down the hill from these trees)
More washeries become apparent as one walks along the river bed to the left.
(Note the twin pine-trees on the road & the car to the right of them)
The line of washeries come into view
Access to the end washeries is difficult due to the thick bushes in the dry river bed
More can be seen by climbing the opposite bank.
Now an even better view from higher-up
A safety grill over the wellshaft can just be seen in the lower-centre part of the picture
More close-up views
(Note the wellshafts - more photos of these in the vertical shafts page)