waw047536 WALES (1952). View of Madoc quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, commissioned by Cawood Wharton & Co. Ltd.

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Title [WAW047536] View of Madoc quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, commissioned by Cawood Wharton & Co. Ltd.
Reference WAW047536
Date 1952
Link Coflein Archive Item 6414611
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 270818, 344704
Longitude / Latitude -3.924481826973, 52.983773481062
National Grid Reference SH708447

Pins

Oakeley Quarries were said to be the largest underground slate mines in the world. I remember this area as a tourist attraction in the 1980's known as Gloddfa Ganol run by Wil Roberts.

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:36:44 AM
A470 leading over the Crimea Pass to Dolwyddelan

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:29:58 AM
Tal-y-weunydd on the 1953 OS now known as Tal-y-waenydd.

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:19:24 AM

User Comment Contributions

From the north.

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:30:24 AM