Locomotives worked on every level of the quarry.
|Taken||08 August 1958|
|Location||Dinorwic Slate Quarry|
|Camera||Rolleiflex 21/4 square|
|Lens||Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50mm f2.8|
Posted by teddmac on August 19 2006 at 14:15
This is a view of Dorothea main quarry taken from near the big dressing shed. The slate was hauled out by Blondin (aerial ropeway) but a hair-raising road all the way to the bottom was cut in the early 60s. A trip down this road in the quarry Landrover (no brakes) was a rare experience!!