DCC website

Switch to narrow mode (may not appear correctly)

Where am I?  DCC > DCC INFORMATION > REPORTS AND ALBUMS > PHOTO ALBUMS > ALBUM > VIEW ONE PHOTO ALBUM

VIEW ALBUM

Owner: Nigel Dibben Moel Fferna Slate QuarryDate: 5 February 2011

move to previous album previous     move to next album next     all albums thumbnails all albums     view slide show slide show     view map of album map     view log entry for album log entry     search all albums search     

click the picture to enlarge it, click the title to see detail

View down valley from near the entrancePart of the workshop wall, heavily reinforcedIn the old workshopsHalf-sunk tubEntrance pitch to Moel Fferna
View down valley from near the entrancePart of the workshop wall, heavily reinforcedIn the old workshopsHalf-sunk tubEntrance pitch to Moel Fferna
Lauren at the first incline pointing to the dismantled brake drum :: Date 2011:02:05 12:50:59 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The famous cog, a distinctive feature of Moel Fferna, possibly made by Wrexham coal miners :: Date 2011:02:05 13:08:36 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610General view of the workings :: Date 2011:02:05 13:22:18 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Tom examining one of the winches used in the working areas :: Date 2011:02:05 13:26:55 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610A clear view of how the access tunnels on each level cut across the main workings :: Date 2011:02:05 13:49:04 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Lauren at the first incline pointing to the dismantled brake drumThe famous cog, a distinctive feature of Moel Fferna, possibly made by Wrexham coal minersGeneral view of the workingsTom examining one of the winches used in the working areasA clear view of how the access tunnels on each level cut across the main workings
The Bridge of Death, or BOD, as Ed calls it :: Date 2011:02:05 13:53:56 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Looking down from the Bridge of Death - the pipe is a compressed air line :: Date 2011:02:05 13:59:12 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The Bridge of Death from the other side :: Date 2011:02:05 14:07:44 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Another general view of thew workings :: Date 2011:02:05 14:28:40 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610A chain and bar ladder up to the working face :: Date 2011:02:05 14:33:39 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
The Bridge of Death, or BOD, as Ed calls itLooking down from the Bridge of Death - the pipe is a compressed air lineThe Bridge of Death from the other sideAnother general view of thew workingsA chain and bar ladder up to the working face
Looking down from one of the horizontal tramways - some of the slopes were very slippery (note the l :: Date 2011:02:05 14:48:34 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Climbing up at the working face on Level 7 :: Date 2011:02:05 14:49:51 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Tom trying to see where the water comes out and John about to demonstrate to him :: Date 2011:02:05 15:12:10 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610The brake drum on the upper incline with lighting and equipment in place :: Date 2011:02:05 15:38:08 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610If this is to believed, the graffiti shows the final closure date of the quarry :: Date 2011:02:05 15:43:59 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610
Looking down from one of the horizontal tramways - some of the slopes were very slippery (note the lClimbing up at the working face on Level 7Tom trying to see where the water comes out and John about to demonstrate to himThe brake drum on the upper incline with lighting and equipment in placeIf this is to believed, the graffiti shows the final closure date of the quarry
The whole team at the top of the first internal incline :: Date 2011:02:05 15:04:48 :: Taken by Nigel Dibben :: Camera Canon PowerShot A610Leaving the entrance :: Taken by Nigel Dibben   
The whole team at the top of the first internal inclineLeaving the entrance   


This website requires cookies for certain operations.  To find out more, see our  Privacy Policy  I accept cookies from this site:   Agree
©Copyright DCC and Nigel Dibben: 2020
Last updated: 01/05/2019
DCC on Facebook (public site) DCC on Twitter Larger text  |  Smaller text  |  Site map

Derbyshire Caving Club Limited is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England and Wales. Regd. No. 12195011

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

Valid CSS!