Mine exploration, photographs and mining history for mine explorers, industrial archaeologists, researchers and historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'

Search for any word
Search for all words
Exact search
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'

Search for any word
Search for all words
Exact search

Mine Exploration Forum

Author Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
cookf

Joined: 09/11/2018
Location: Selattyn, Shropshire

View Profile
View Posts
View Personal Album
View Personal Files
View all Photos
Send Private Message
Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
Posted: 09/11/2018 13:10:12
Reply |  Quote
I have added a map of the 1947 abandonment plan with an overlay with an up to date map. Can be useful when exploring this mine.
At our 1st visit we could not find the main entrance and when in through Townsend Quarry. This map links all the quarries together.

Photograph:



(click image to open full size image in new window)
IP: 194.176.105.135
JohnnearCfon

Avatar of JohnnearCfon

Joined: 22/12/2005
Location: Sir Caernarfon

View Profile
View Posts
View Personal Album
View Personal Files
View all Photos
Send Private Message
Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
Posted: 09/11/2018 20:16:23
Reply |  Quote
The link doesn't work. IP: 86.161.130.146
cookf

Joined: 09/11/2018
Location: Selattyn, Shropshire

View Profile
View Posts
View Personal Album
View Personal Files
View all Photos
Send Private Message
Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
Posted: 16/11/2018 21:54:34
Reply |  Quote
Sorry about that. Can you try now? I've uploaded them again. IP: 81.31.111.226
Morlock

Avatar of Morlock

Joined: 31/07/2008

View Profile
View Posts
View Personal Album
View Personal Files
View all Photos
Send Private Message
Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
Posted: 17/11/2018 15:49:02
Reply |  Quote
Cannot see the image anywhere. IP: 86.181.106.109
cookf

Joined: 09/11/2018
Location: Selattyn, Shropshire

View Profile
View Posts
View Personal Album
View Personal Files
View all Photos
Send Private Message
Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
Posted: 18/11/2018 09:50:41
Reply |  Quote
It is not an image but a document (PDF)

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/documents/Cambrian-Slate-Mine-2/Cambrian-slate-quarries-2018-m2.pdf

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/documents/Cambrian-Slate-Mine-2/Cambrian-slate-quarries-2018-m1.pdf

IP: 81.31.111.226 Edited: 18/11/2018 09:56:31 by cookf
Morlock

Avatar of Morlock

Joined: 31/07/2008

View Profile
View Posts
View Personal Album
View Personal Files
View all Photos
Send Private Message
Photographs Of Cambrian (Photo ref 116440) (photo)
Posted: 18/11/2018 12:19:17
Reply |  Quote
Found it.Smile IP: 86.181.106.109
Safety LED Miners Caplamps Moore Books: Specialist Books I.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs Starless River - Caving Store Explore a Disused Welsh Slate Mine
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2015 AditNow.co.uk
Top of Page