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HRS 5215 Robin Jones slate garden tunnel 2004

Robin Jones a former quarry worker at Cwmorthin decided on his retirement to create a garden that included some of the tools and equipment used in slate quarrying as a way of reminding people about their past. Sadly, today the garden is ruinous and largely forgotten.
NIKON E885, f/2.8 @ 8 mm, 1/545, ISO 100, No Flash

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Keywords:blaenau ffestiniog, cwm orthin, cwmorthin, cymru, ffestiniog, gardens, geology, glaciers, ice age, industrial archaeology, industrial heritage, lakes, quarrying, robin jones, rocks, slate, slate caverns, tanygrisiau, wales

HRS 5215 Robin Jones slate garden tunnel 2004