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A beautiful glacial valley in Snowdonia. It is famous for its tramway that brought slate down to Porthmadog from the quarries at the head of the valley. The slate tramway incline at the head of the valley is spectacular and a remarkable feat of engineering.

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Keywords:cnight, croesor, cymru, mountains, quarry, quarrying, slate, snowdonia, wales

HRS 650 Croesor Valley incline

HRS 650 Croesor Valley incline

HRS 651 Croesor Valley from top of incline

HRS 651 Croesor Valley from top of incline

HRS 652 Caban (shelter) above Croesor Valley incline

HRS 652 Caban (shelter) above Croesor Valley incline

HRS 5494 Cnicht 2003

HRS 5494 Cnicht 2003

HRS 5495 Cnicht and barn 2003

HRS 5495 Cnicht and barn 2003

HRS 5496 Cnicht and stream Croesor Valley 2003

HRS 5496 Cnicht and stream Croesor Valley 2003

HRS 5497 Cnicht 2003

HRS 5497 Cnicht 2003

HRS 5498 Croesor hydroelectric power station 2003

HRS 5498 Croesor hydroelectric power station 2003

HRS 5499 Croesor slate incline 2003

HRS 5499 Croesor slate incline 2003

HRS 5500 Croesor old link tramroad two 2003

HRS 5500 Croesor old link tramroad  two 2003

HRS 5501 Croesor Quarry buildings 2003

HRS 5501 Croesor Quarry buildings 2003

HRS 5502 Croesor tramway 1st incline looking west 2003

HRS 5502 Croesor tramway 1st incline looking west 2003

HRS 5503 Croesor tramway horizontal section above 2003

HRS 5503 Croesor tramway horizontal section above 2003

HRS 5504 Croesor tramway outside hydroelectric station 2003

HRS 5504 Croesor tramway outside hydroelectric station 2003

HRS 5505 Croesor tramway slate wagon remains 2003

HRS 5505 Croesor tramway slate wagon remains 2003

HRS 5506 Croesor tramway upper part 2003

HRS 5506 Croesor tramway upper part 2003

HRS 5507 Croesor valley tramway head area 2003

HRS 5507 Croesor valley tramway head area 2003

HRS 5508 Slate walls Croesor 2003

HRS 5508 Slate walls Croesor 2003

HRS 5509 Croesor valley tramway looking west down incline 2003

HRS 5509 Croesor valley tramway looking west down incline 2003

HRS 5510 Croseor valley slate wall and fence 2003

HRS 5510 Croseor valley slate wall and fence 2003