SH5860 : The Dinorwig Quarry Waterwheel

taken 13 years ago, near to Llanberis, Gwynedd, Great Britain

The Dinorwig Quarry Waterwheel
The Dinorwig Quarry Waterwheel
Until it was replaced in 1925 by a Pelton wheel, this was the largest operational water wheel in mainland Britain. Additional water to power the wheel was piped in from below Llanberis waterfall SH5759. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Friday, 24 November, 2006
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 585 602 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.2087N 4:6.9520W
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