Fronllwydd Incline, Penrhyn Quarry

Incline cable


4 March 2012

Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda

SH 62628 65090; 53.16514°N, 4.05633°W


This was one of the gravity-powered inclines — in which the weight of descending wagons laden with slate was used to haul empty ones back up the slope — in the old workings in Penrhyn Quarry.

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Archway under the incline

Looking out from the archway

Wire rope

Ruined winding house

Ruins next to the winding house

Inside the ruins

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