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Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry

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Those rows of houses were build so the quarryman could work longer hours because they would not need to get there from their homes and up the quarry. So during the week they stayed in those houses and only went back for the weekends. Well hey, the good old times - where everything was better; well, nearly everything.

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

door Bernd Kronmueller, 140 hier vandaan

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

B: Saw at the slate museum

door Bernd Kronmueller, 390 hier vandaan

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

Saw at the slate museum

C: Chief engineers house - Llanberis slate museum

door Bernd Kronmueller, 400 hier vandaan

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

D: Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

door Bernd Kronmueller, 410 hier vandaan

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

Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

E: Pattern room - Llanberis slate museum

door Bernd Kronmueller, 420 hier vandaan

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

Pattern room - Llanberis slate museum

F: Finishing equipment - Llanberis slate museum

door Bernd Kronmueller, 420 hier vandaan

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

Finishing equipment - Llanberis slate museum

G: Small parts foundry - Llanberis slate museum

door Bernd Kronmueller, 430 hier vandaan

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

door Bernd Kronmueller, 430 hier vandaan

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" !!!

I: More machinery of the slate museum in Llanberis

door Bernd Kronmueller, 430 hier vandaan

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

J: Facing lathe at Llanberis slate museum

door Bernd Kronmueller, 440 hier vandaan

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

Dit panorama is genomen in Wales

Dit is een overzicht van 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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