mine car

mine car

[′mīn ‚kär]
(mechanical engineering)
An industrial car, usually of the four-wheel type, with a low body; the door is at one end, pivoted at the top with a latch at the bottom used for hauling bulk materials.
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Lancaster underwent an operation for throat trouble a Charles Higgins of Elkville was injured while attempting to stop a moving loaded mine car in the Hallidayboro mine.
Tenders are invited for Supply of mine car complete with chasis, wheel and axle, buffer assembly on both ends ,2.
Meet at Cyffty Mine car park (SH 773 588), 01248 351541.
In February, a miner at Loveridge was critically injured and later died after being struck on the head with a slate bar while working on an underground mine car.
After a short break at our hotel - always recommendedif you're not to run out of steam -wewere off to DisneylandPark and enjoying the high-speed thrills of Big Thunder Mountain and the aptly-named Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril, which takes you on a mine car hurtling and looping through ancient temple ruins.
Finally we were crowded into the little mine car, and my knee was being twisted, giving me some pain (I had recently had a knee operation).
From there, it was a quick dash for more thrills on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril, which loops-the-loop and hurtles you around in a runaway mine car.
We had come along to Cyffty Mine car park, Nant Bwlch yr Haearn, in the Gwydyr Forest, near Geirionnydd lake, for a late evening guided tour of the trust's reserve at Cors Bodgyny-dd, a mosaic of open water, streams, wetland, acidic grassland and heath.
We had come along to Cyffty Mine car park, Nant Bwlch yr Haearn in the Gwydyr Forest, near Geirionnydd lake, from where we were to be led on a late evening guided walk of the trust's reserve at Cors Bodgynydd - described in the flyer as 'a mosaic of open water, streams, wetland, acidic grassland and heath'.
Footprints inside the Sago Mine in West Virginia indicate the trapped miners tried to use a mechanised mine car to force their way out after the explosion, relatives of the sole survivor said.
The first body had been in an undamaged mine car, which gave families hope that the other miners had been able to escape unharmed.

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