waw047542 WALES (1952). View of Madoc quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, commissioned by Cawood Wharton & Co. Ltd.

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Title [WAW047542] View of Madoc quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, commissioned by Cawood Wharton & Co. Ltd.
Reference WAW047542
Date 1952
Link Coflein Archive Item 6414617
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 270818, 344704
Longitude / Latitude -3.924481826973, 52.983773481062
National Grid Reference SH708447

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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 11:39:58 AM
A470 leading over the Crimea Pass to Dolwyddelan

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:39:05 AM
Tal-y-weunydd on the 1953 OS now known as Tal-y-waenydd.

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:38:33 AM
Inclined plane - probable

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:44:11 AM
Inclined plane

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:43:36 AM
Inclined plane

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:42:52 AM
Inclined plane

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:42:20 AM
Ex LMS Blaenau Ffestiniog railway station and goods yard

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:41:30 AM
Possible inclined plane

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:40:28 AM
Inclined plane

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:39:24 AM
Inclined plane

MB
Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:38:55 AM
Inclined plane

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Saturday 17th of May 2014 10:38:28 AM

User Comment Contributions

From the north west.

Class31
Saturday 17th of May 2014 11:41:40 AM