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 Post subject: Croesor Slate Mine, Wales, (UK)
PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 4:04 pm 
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Location: England (UK)
Croesor Quarry is a large underground slate mine in north Wales which was served by Croesor Tramway. It has a single adit in the hillside and ceased operation after a hundred years in 1930 having produced 11,000 tonnes of finished slate annually at its peak.

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70 foot abseil into the mine

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I must own up to popping the dinghy :blush but hey ho, what did i care i was across!!

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Manx on the first bridge o death,

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Manx can be seen on the far side waiting to drop down into the boat.

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Ship Ahoy. Manx sets sail.

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Huge incline.

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Counterweight

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Wheels at the top of the incline

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Incline

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Nearly there.

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Done it!

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