Nant Gwrtheyrn - Porth y Nant - JHLPHOTOGRAPHY

Nant Gwrtheryn - February 21, 2019

A narrow gauge railway wagon is a reminder of the extensive quarry railway system which operated around the quarries. The wagon is loaded with granite setts one of the principal products of the quarries. It stands on what old maps reveal to be part of the route of the tramway into the village from the quarry.

L201902582019ARCAmalgamated Roadstone CorporationCYMRUGWYNEDDINDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGYINDUSTRIAL HISTORYJohn H. Luxton PhotographyLeicaLeica MLeica M 262LlithfaenLlŷnLlŷn PeninsulaNant GwrtheyrnNational Welsh Language and Heritage CentrePORTH Y NANTQuarryQUARRYINGUKWALESwww.jhluxton.comAbandoned QuarryBRITISH ISLESHISTORIC BUILDINGSNANT GWRTHERYNPORT Y NANTTOURIST ATTRACTIONVILLAGEderelict quarryderelict