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Wooden Railway near Llangollen

The Deeside Tramway from Glyndyfrdwy to Moelfferna

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Beyond the "Horseshoe Curve" area the wooden tramway rounded the hill and found its way through open country to the Deeside Slate Quarry.  This page illustrates the area as it was in the mid-1980s.
 
 
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  Rail Album for railway and other photographs A number of sections of the former wooden rail remained in position when this photograph was taken.
 
In the distance is the Deeside Slab Quarry.
 

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  Rail Album for railway and other photographs The Deeside Slab Quarry had been disused for many decades by the time this photograph was taken. 
 
     
 

You may be interested in these books:

 
 

Festiniog in the Sixties
Kent Narrow Gauge
Douglas to Peel

 
     
 
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  Rail Album for railway and other photographs The excellent scenery is visible in the distance of this view of the centre of the Deeside Slab Quarry.
 
The former railway was at two different levels in this view.
 
 
 
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  Rail Album for railway and other photographs Another view of the interior of the Deeside Slab Quarry.  
 
     
 

You may be interested in these DVDs:

 
 

Ffestiniog Railway
Coals to Newcastle
The Great Little Trains of Wales

 
     

 
 
Rail Album for railway and other photographs
  Rail Album for railway and other photographs This rather flimsy bridge once carried a line over a route into the quarry.  The line on the bridge took slate waste from the quarry to the waste tips.  
 
Viewed from inside of the quarry, looking towards Glyndyfrdwy.
 

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  Rail Album for railway and other photographs Another view of the flimsy bridge by the quarry entrance.
 
Viewed from outside of the quarry.
  
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