SH5054 : Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry

taken 16 years ago, near to Nantlle, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry
Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry
Slate quarrying often created deep holes from which the stone had to be lifted. At Pen-yr-Orsedd this was achieved through the use of these 'Blondins', a cable system that could place a slate wagon at any point on the quarry floor beneath the wire. Although out of use they are now scheduled monuments.
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Saturday, 13 July, 2002   (more nearby)
Monday, 3 October, 2005
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 508 542 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.8491N 4:13.6828W
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