Llyn Padarn lake railway
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Llyn Padarn lake railway

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This narrow gauge railway is from about 1845 when it was a slate railway bringing the slate from the quarries to the harbours at the Menai Strait. Today the railway line is still operational and steam engines are used to give tourists the opportunity to enjoy the views of Snodown and Llyn Padarn.

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A: Llyn Padarn lake railway - somewhere along the line

by Bernd Kronmueller, 180 meters away

This narrow gauge railway is from about 1845 when it was a slate railway bringing the slate from the ...

Llyn Padarn lake railway - somewhere along the line

B: Llyn Padarn lake railway - just another view

by Bernd Kronmueller, 490 meters away

This narrow gauge railway is from about 1845 when it was a slate railway bringing the slate from the ...

Llyn Padarn lake railway - just another view

C: Lake railway - end of line

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.3 km away

This narrow gauge railway is from about 1845 when it was a slate railway bringing the slate from the ...

Lake railway - end of line

D: Facing lathe at Llanberis slate museum

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.5 km away

This is a facing lathe by Death & Elwood which was used to bore holes in wheels and turntables.Ev...

Facing lathe at Llanberis slate museum

E: More machinery of the slate museum in Llanberis

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 km away

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

F: That is a "heavy duty bench drill" !!!

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 km away

Not the stuff they sell today as heavy duty in the shops!! The drill bits are measured in inch, not f...

That is a "heavy duty bench drill" !!!

G: Small parts foundry - Llanberis slate museum

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 km away

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

Small parts foundry - Llanberis slate museum

H: Chief engineers house - Llanberis slate museum

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 km away

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

I: Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 km away

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

Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

J: Finishing equipment - Llanberis slate museum

by Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 km away

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

Finishing equipment - Llanberis slate museum

This panorama was taken in Wales

This is an overview of 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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