SN7277 : Aerial ropeway retaining block

taken 9 years ago, near to Ystumtuen, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Aerial ropeway retaining block
Aerial ropeway retaining block
This structure, set beside the Vale of Rheidol Railway at Rhiwfron Station, was a retaining block for the aerial ropeway which extended 1100' across the Rheidol Valley to Cwmrheidol mine. The ropeway, last used in 1925, was used to carry lead ore from the mine to the railway for onward transportation to Aberystwyth.
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SN7277, 77 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 March, 2008
Category
Industrial archaeology site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 728 777 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.9999N 3:52.1928W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 728 778
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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