MINES OF BIRTH

Set of various mine shafts, among them one of great depth, and terreras

Location
A 1 km above the old station of Birth.
Historical Aspects

Conmedio had mechanical transport, "The Birth cable" to the railway line Linares-Almeria installed by the company The Gergal Railway and Mines Ltd, following the lease of mines by this society.

They closed down in the 20s of XX sglo.

Bibliography

MARTINEZ GOMEZ GOMEZ NAVARRO JA and JV "Trains, cables and Almería mines." Almería. Almeria Studies Institute. 2,000.

Current Use
Abandoned
Current Protection
NO
Environment Quality

Scrubland.

Condition
4
Condition

Only wells and retains terreras.

Ethnological interest

Remains of an important activity in the economy of the area.

Assessment
6
Owner
Public