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Dinorwic Quarry

Locomotives worked on every level of the quarry.

CopyrightMax Sinclair
Taken08 August 1958
CameraRolleiflex 21/4 square
LensCarl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50mm f2.8

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Posted by teddmac on August 19 2006 at 14:15

This is a view of Dorothea main quarry taken from near the big dressing shed. The slate was hauled out by Blondin (aerial ropeway) but a hair-raising road all the way to the bottom was cut in the early 60s. A trip down this road in the quarry Landrover (no brakes) was a rare experience!!


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