Geevor tin mine is in Cornwall between the villages of Pendeen and Trewellard. The mine was operational between 1911-1990 during which time the mine produced around 50,000 tons of black tin. The mine now is a Tourist attraction where you can walk through buildings see original machinery, go underground a tour into Wheal Mexico, an 18th Century mine. There is also a shop and café that overlooks the Atlantic ocean.
A Thames Barge was a type of commercial sailing boat common on the Thames in London in the 19th century. The barges had flat bottoms and were perfectly adapted to shallow waters. The barges also traded further afield from the North England to the South Coast and even as far as European ports. Cargo varied enormously from coal, bricks, hay ,and grain, but also the rubbish.