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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
Taken: 27/04/2011
Uploaded: 01/05/2011
Updated: 16/10/2014
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Tags: slate; quarry; snowdonia; wales; industry; abandoned; kronmueller
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