Conglog Slate Quarry 11 - Adit and wagon (1990)
Level 3 / Floor A Adit, partly buried by rubble from Level 2 above, leads nowhere ending in a blind - But has tempted the odd explorer willing to get wet feet then feel disappointed when finding there's nothing inside! Note the rotting remains of another metal bodied wagon.
Conglog Slate Quarry 12 - Overview (1990)
From Level 3 this is the view of the Mill level with the base of the incline and the tramway course curving towards the mill remains. Of the mill only the lower walls remain, its layout much altered to contain sheep, but at least there is some idea of the size of the original building. All waste exited the mill on the far side - hence the tips fanning out there - while all finished product came through the near side and onwards to the exit tramway. Also in view are the line of pillars for the launder and beyond Rhosydd Terrace are the trees surrounding Plas Cwmorthin.
Conglog Slate Quarry 13 - Rusty wagon (1990)
A closer view of the metal bodied wagon on the incline showing its simple construction with the axle bearings bolted directly underneath.
Conglog Slate Quarry 14 - Level 1 (1990)
Up on the Level 1 tip and a view of the incline head with the remains of its drumhouse and raised upper section. The was a typical double track balance incline that crossed the Rhosydd path by means of a bridge. Just visible on the left is the weighbridge hut and located directly behind the drumhouse is the adit to the Level 1 / Floor C workings.
Conglog Slate Quarry 15 - View from above (1990)
Taken from near opened chamber C3 is this view of the whole site and the valley beyond. The tramway route is very clear as are the positions of the surface remains. Note the extended right hand (sth. western) wall of the incline drumhouse - built to protect the brakeman from the elements given the weather here at times?
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