The Slate Industry of North and Mid Wales

More tramway photos from the past - page 1

The Penscoins incline at Port Dinorwic in 1961.  This 2 foot gauge incline connected the end of the Padarn Railway with the port.  

The quayside at Port Dinorwic in 1960.  Five narrow gauge tracks are seen plus the BR standard gauge one set in cobbles.  

Felin Fawr, Bethesda in 1962.  This was the starting point of the Penrhyn Railway which lead from the quarry to Port Penrhyn.  

The famous line of withdrawn Penrhyn Quarry locos at Felin Fawr in 1962.  Most of these locos were later sold at auction for preservation.  

Hendurnpike level crossing, situated on the Penrhyn Railway near Bethesda.

The Penrhyn Railway mainline near Port Penrhyn in 1961.

The BR standard gauge line is on the left and the Penrhyn Railway tracks are on the right near Port Penrhyn, 1961.

Port Penrhyn in its final few months as a rail served port, photo taken in 1961.

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