2013

SH6139 : Steam 150

taken 11 years ago, near to Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, Wales

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Steam 150
Steam 150
'Palmerston' hauls the gravity train through Penrhyn. It was nearly three hours later when it trundled back down the line, replicating an operation typical of the period when slate traffic was booming on the Ffestiniog Railway; loaded slate trains descending by gravity, empty slate wagons being hauled back up the line by a steam locomotive.

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Geographical Context: Village, Rural settlement Railways People, Events Country: Wales County: Gwynedd other tags: Penrhyndeudraeth Steam 150 Ffestiniog Railway Palmerston Gravity Train Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Near [7] · Steam 150 [6] · Loaded Slate [2] Title Clusters: · Steam 150 [5] ·
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SH6139, 138 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Peter Trimming   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 5 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 10 May, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6148 3970 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.2063N 4:3.7536W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 61517 39720
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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