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New Rossydd adit

The entrance to New Rossydd quary adit at top level of Croesor tramway. Quarry flooded and very dangerous. Slate wagons hauled up incline in adit using a special gripper wagon called a "Megryn".

TakenDate unknown
LocationCroesor tramway
CameraOlympus OM2
LensOlympus 75-150mm


Posted by Ken Scanes on April 10 2010 at 19:58

The Megryn was used to haul wagons along the adit, not up inclines. The internal inclines were (I think) of the type that have a level platform for the wagons.

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