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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Dinorwig Slate Quarry > Dinorwig Power Station 1980'S

Dinorwig Power Station 1980'S

These photos were taken soon after Dinorwig opened. I had two tours, one beforehand when I was unable to taken any photos, and this one when I was. As they show some areas not open to the public and a lot of thw weork was done by Blaenau people, I thought they might be of interest.

48 Photos in this album

23 May 1977 Llyn Marchlyn Mawr Construction Work 6 Jan 1980 Construction Site 23 May 1977 Llyn Marchlyn Mawr Work 9 March 1977 Construction Camp
23 May 1977 "Watergate 1" 23 May 1977 Dinorwig Underground 2 23 May 1977 Dinorwic Underground 21 Jan 1979 Entrance Area Construction
21 Jan 1979 Llyn Peris Part Drained 26 Apr 1980 'Watergate 2' 26 Apr 1980 Llyn Peris as a works yard 26 Apr 1980 The Machine Hall
26 Apr 1980 Llyn Marchlyn Mawr Dam 6 Jan 1980 Llyn Peris Drained Marchllyn late seventies. A last view of the inlet gallery
Outlet valve gallery Draught tube - below the turbine The top of the turbine/pump Inside the hood
The main shaft Intermediate gallery Looking down to the machine floor Having crossed the cranes
Cranes in the machine hall roof The main machine hall Closeup of inlet valve Inside the valve gallery
Looking down into the surge pond and shaft The surge shaft and pond Another view over Dinorwic Looking out over Dinorwic
The access road to the surge shaft head Closeup of gate View down the gate chamber Looking up the gates to the winches
In the gate chamber Closeup of the gate winches. Massive concrete at the headworks Headworks
At the headworks In the headworks access tunnel. Headworks access tunnel entrance Marchlyn Mawr Instrumentation Area
Marchlyn Mawr Overflow Marchlyn Mawr Dam Marchlyn Mawr At Marchlyn Mawr
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