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Nantle flying railway

Slate wagons were lowered by a wire rope flying railway from the mountain side down hundreds of feet into the quarry hole.The device was called a Blondin and worked into the 1950's

CopyrightMax Sinclair
TakenDate unknown
LocationNantle Slate Quarry.
CameraRolleiflex 21/4 square
LensCarl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50mm f2.8

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