Friday, September 18, 2009

Poira visit picture update

Peacock sited amongst the grown shrubs on mining dumps.

Konkan Railway line adjacent to mining rejection dump at Poira, Bicholim

River Sikeri at Poira, Bicholim. Chowgule’s ship building yard started in 1952. abandoned in 1990s. Around 700 workers lost their jobs.

View of the abandoned loading point from roadside angle.

Entrance to the loading point

The colonial heritage hangs on... mining industry and its Portuguese colonial legacy visible here

Sikeri River and mining rejection dumps. When will miners leave our rivers in Peace?

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