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Dinorwic Quarry

Dinorwic Quarry

Locomotives worked on every level of the quarry.

CopyrightMax Sinclair
Taken 1958-08-08


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    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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