Cwmorthin Quarry (4) – ‘Smoke Flue’ Adit

Smoke Flue Adit

Smoke Flue Adit

Date

23 February 2013
Location

Cwmorthin, Blaenau Ffesintiog

SH 68041 46143; 52.99629°N, 3.96763°W

Information

The arched ‘Smoke Flue’ adit (Floor 2 South), lined with slate blocks, served as a duct to convey the smoke away from the underground steam engine that powered machinery inside the mine.

Cwmorthin Quarry

Fire...

Fire…

...and Ice

…and Ice

Chimney at the adit portal

Chimney at the adit portal

Adit portal

Adit portal

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6 thoughts on “Cwmorthin Quarry (4) – ‘Smoke Flue’ Adit

  1. Another tough decision this time…but I think there’s a tie between the top photo and #4. There’s that guy again (the sometimes sparkly and sometimes unsparkly guy, sometimes looking for his hat, sometimes not)…and I love the bits of green in #4. 🙂

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