SH5860 : The Lower End of Llyn Peris

taken 12 years ago, near to Llanberis, Gwynedd, Great Britain

The Lower End of Llyn Peris
The Lower End of Llyn Peris
Mr W H Brinckman, formerly of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, was appointed manager at Dinorwig in the late 1880s. He soon introduced a punitive code of rules. One of these restricted the number of workmen who could convey an injured colleague to the hospital. One day, by Pont y Bala, he met a large group accompanying a seriously injured workmate. Waving his stick in the air he confronted them and ordered the men back to work. Someone shouted "I'r llyn a fo". Several men grabbed Brinkeman and promptly threw him into the lake. He was wise enough on that occasion not to take any further action against the men.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 5 December, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 587 600 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.1041N 4:6.7675W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 588 600
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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