Vintage Northern Caving Photos

An NYMCC member was recently able to purchase a number of vintage North Pennines caving slides . We believe we have been able to identify the majority as Fairy Holes in Weardale, but the identities of those pictured are still unknown.

We would love any names or additional locations

Caving in jumpers and tweed, but who ?
Clean shirt collar after a filthy trip, but who ?
The Sarcophagus – Fairy Holes
The Sarcophagus – Fairy Holes
Modern photo of the Sarcophagus – Fairy Holes (Gary Douthwaite)
Ambrosia Creamed Rice with the Choir, Fairy Holes
The Choir, Fairy Holes
Modern photo of The Choir, Fairy Holes (Adele Ward)
Fairy Holes Main Streamway
Fairy Holes Main Streamway
Fairy Holes Main Streamway
The Fairy Grotto (since quarried away) – Fairy Holes
1957 Yorkshire Rambler picture of the Fairy Grotto
Also the Fairy Grotto ?
Unknown
Possibly Elpha Green.
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Possibly the”lost’ part of Fairy Holes, since quarried away
Digging by candlelight ? Where ?
Moking Hurth perhaps ?
Moking Hurth perhaps ?
The Chandelier – Hope Level Four Fathom Cave
Modern photo of the Chandelier – Hope Level Four Fathom Cave (John Dale)
Who are you ?

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