0 Likes

Dinorwic slate quarry - old winch house on an incline
Wales

This is one of the old winch houses on the top of a quarry incline. Those huge winches were used to lower a full waggon and pull up an empty one. More info on the Dinorwich slate quarry can be found under Wikipedia Dinorwic Quarry

Copyright: Bernd kronmueller
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 01/05/2011
Updated: 13/08/2014
Views:

...


Tags: slate; quarry; snowdonia; wales; industry; abandoned; kronmueller
comments powered by Disqus

Bernd Kronmueller
Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry
Bernd Kronmueller
Dinorwic slate quarry - old rusty incline waggon
Bernd Kronmueller
Saw at the slate museum
Bernd Kronmueller
Chief engineers house - Llanberis slate museum
Bernd Kronmueller
Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard
Bernd Kronmueller
Pattern room - Llanberis slate museum
Bernd Kronmueller
Finishing equipment - Llanberis slate museum
Bernd Kronmueller
Small parts foundry - Llanberis slate museum
Bernd Kronmueller
That is a "heavy duty bench drill" !!!
Bernd Kronmueller
More machinery of the slate museum in Llanberis
Bernd Kronmueller
Facing lathe at Llanberis slate museum
Bernd Kronmueller
Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry
Hersonissos Municipality in Crete
Agia Paraskevi Cave in Skotino Village - Gouves
Valentin durand
cascade Gairaut
Unkle Kennykoala
Sakura at Aoyama Cemetery / 桜 @ 青山霊園
ViReal Riprese Aeree
Bologna
Carsten Arenz
Barcelona - Parc Guell - Sala Hippostila
Udo Lenkewicz
thrift store
孙荣
江苏徐州小南湖水街连接苏公岛的桥
Peka xonep koca 3
Oliver Guest
130403 Hardanger Halne snow hole
Marcio Cabral
Cerrado Stellar I
Vasilis Triantafyllou
To Gefyri Tis Plakas Araxthos River Greece
Matthias Kunze
Castell de Tossa de Mar
Bernd Kronmueller
Saline Duerkheim
Bernd Kronmueller
Slate cutting benches, Dinorwic slate quarry, North Wales
Bernd Kronmueller
Dinorwic slate quarry - old winch house on an incline
Bernd Kronmueller
Flying centinels
Bernd Kronmueller
Old prison hotel, Oxford
Bernd Kronmueller
Rise of the Death Star
Bernd Kronmueller
Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry
Bernd Kronmueller
Cologne, "love locks" on the bridge
Bernd Kronmueller
Llyn Ogwen and Llyn Idwal in Snowdon
Bernd Kronmueller
Barcelona Cathedral
Bernd Kronmueller
Penrhyn Castle - Hut in the walled garden
Bernd Kronmueller
Colwyn Bay old pier and beach
More About 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.