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Panoramabillede af Bernd Kronmueller EXPERT Taget 17:33, 27/04/2011 - Views loading...

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Dinorwic slate quarry - old rusty incline waggon

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One rusty old abandoned waggon used on the inclines to get the slate down the steep hills in the quarry to the railway. More info on the Dinorwich slate quarry can be found under http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinorwic_Quarry

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A: Dinorwic slate quarry

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 280 meter væk

Dinorwic slate quarry was one of the biggest slate quarries at the end of the 18th century. Even toda...

Dinorwic slate quarry

B: In the abandoned Dinorwic slate quarry

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 380 meter væk

Once one of the biggest slate quarries in the world but all that remains today is an adventure playgr...

In the abandoned Dinorwic slate quarry

C: Dinorwic slate quarry - old winch house on an incline

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 440 meter væk

This is one of the old winch houses on the top of a quarry incline. Those huge winches were used to l...

Dinorwic slate quarry - old winch house on an incline

D: Slate cutting benches, Dinorwic slate quarry, North Wales

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 490 meter væk

This shows the abandoned slate cutting benches in the Dinorwic quarry. The slate was cut and split on...

Slate cutting benches, Dinorwic slate quarry, North Wales

E: Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 520 meter væk

Dinorwic slate quarry was one of the biggest slate quarries at the end of the 18th century. Even toda...

Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry

F: Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 570 meter væk

Those rows of houses were build so the quarryman could work longer hours because they would not need ...

Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry

G: Chief engineers house - Llanberis slate museum

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 940 meter væk

The engineer was the main person when it came to anything to do with engineering works in the quarry ...

Chief engineers house - Llanberis slate museum

H: Saw at the slate museum

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 950 meter væk

Everything is about slate in this museum which is right next to Llanberis at the shores of Llyn Padar...

Saw at the slate museum

I: Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 960 meter væk

Everything is about slate in this museum which is right next to Llanberis at the shores of Llyn Padar...

Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

J: More machinery of the slate museum in Llanberis

Af Bernd Kronmueller, 980 meter væk

Everything is about slate in this museum which is right next to Llanberis at the shores of Llyn Padar...

More machinery of the slate museum in Llanberis

Dette panorama blev taget i Wales

Dette er et overblik over Wales

Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor.  The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000.  Wales itself has a population of around 3 million.  The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.

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