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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Oakeley Slate Mine > Oakeley In The 1980'S

Oakeley In The 1980'S

Photographs taken in the "Lower Quarry" with permission of Gloddfa Ganol & Ffestiniog Slate Group

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G Balance Tanks 3 G Balance Tanks 2 Old G Balance tanks The old A level from the outside
The old A level looking out A very old "A" Level Looking east along the G floor level In wall B1
Will lights up the darkness in old B2 Across old chamber B2 Will in the old B2 chamber Old chamber B2
Level into old chamber B2 Pipe crossing viewed from the west Chamber B1 on G Chamber B1 on G floor
Chamber B1 on G Old Sulzer Rising Main in B1 on G Approaching B1 on floor G Another Joint
Top of B3 on floor G Heading West on G Wedged joint in rising main. Looking back to B5 (G Hub)
Rising Main Chamber B4 Chamber B4 on Floor G West going Level on Floor G Looking South at the hub
Back at the G Hub. Shaft level looking South on G Unfortunate sheep on G floor The Vertical Shaft from G
View up Vertical Balance shaft from G At the shaft foot on G Floor Almost there! Shaft foot on G floor North level nearer the shaft foot floor G
The North Level -looking for the shaft foot. At the Hub - north level. At the hub East going level - North Old Vein
G Floor Hub 24 N.O.V. Wall 23 N.O.V. Chamber 22 N.O.V.  (B6) Beyond the block
Channelled joint Blocks in chamber 21 N.O.V. (B7) Chamber 21 N.O.V. Floor G View up to surface from G 20 N.O.V.
View down into chamber 20 N.O.V. This looks easier... he said!
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