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Penrhyn Quarry - 20120304 - Fronllwydd Incline - 06 | by gastephen
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Penrhyn Quarry - 20120304 - Fronllwydd Incline - 06

Wire rope

 

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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Taken on March 4, 2012