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Penlee

A train of skips returns to the quarry past the preserved steam loco.

CopyrightJames Waite
Taken17 August 1968
CameraCarl Zeiss Jena Werra
LensUnknown

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Posted by Denis stone on May 1 2007 at 08:11

James may I thank you for the impressive display of photographs regarding the engines at Penlee quarry. They remind me of my childhood as I lived in the white cottage above the track. I have often wondered if there was any photos of these engines and if possible purchase some copies of them so I can show them to my brothers and sisters and my Mother who all still live around the Penzance area. As for me well I live in Leicester. Hopefully you will reply and look forward to this.


Posted by David Allison on December 13 2007 at 13:51

T W Lewis (Thomas Williams) was my grandfather. Manager of Penlee Quarry before ?? during World War 2. I remember the railway and the engine named after him.


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