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  2. Been wanting to go here for a while... My Video...https://youtu.be/BehD-Z6XgkM History - From http://www.snowdoniaheritage.info/pdf/pilgrims/pilgrims-nefyn/traeth-trefor-english.pdf It was granite quarries that produced the setts to pave city streets. There was great activity in the areas around Penmaenmawr and the Eifl, and people would move from one to the otherthere from other. Samuel Holland was a prominent person in this industry – the father was a pioneer in Ffestiniog and his son in the granite quarries of the Eifl area. The work began here about 1830, and when Trevor Jones became the quarry supervisor the village at the foot of the Eifl - where Trefor got it's name. By 1850 the area’s granite quarries were owned by ‘The Welsh Granite Co. Ltd’. It was bought for £3,000 and the shares were worth £13,000. In 1911 the Penmaenmawr and Llanfairfechan quarries were joined with the Eifl ones to form the ‘Penmaenmawr and Welsh Granite Co. Ltd’. Trefor quarry developed to be the world’s biggest granite quarry, and by 1931 had produced 1,157,000 tons of setts. The quarry is still occasionally active and Trefor granite is used to make curling stones.
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  4. Fantastic, and very atmospheric. I like this a lot.
  5. Solid report Mikey. Loving those murals myself, especially the planes inside the hangar door
  6. This is the railway cemetary of Hungary, once honored, powerful machines now forgotten in the mud and dirt. Rust in peace!
  7. This hospital once was the biggest in the region, but since decades its empty, getting near to collapse. Location: Tatabánya, Hungary
  8. Hi and thx from abroad, from the middle of the old continent fellas.)
  9. Pool Parc, near Ruthin, dates back to the 16th Century when it was home to the Salesbury family and the manor house was rebuilt for William Bagot, 2nd Baron Bagot, in the 1820s. It was apparently lost in a bet by the Bagot family and it was later sold to the District Health Authority, becoming a convalescent home and then an asylum, used as an overspill for North Wales Hospital in Denbigh before closing in 1989. Have also found an old pic of what it looked like in better times It is very dark inside and if you are doing the upper floors take a good torch as someone has removed the odd tread in the temporary staircase
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  11. Cool photos! Nice to see a rooftop posted on here now and again
  12. Fantastic report Mikey! Looks like you've put a lot of work into posting that up. Thank you for sharing
  13. Love this! Fabulous photos and a great location. Thanks for posting
  14. Cool report! Nice bit of industry there. Thanks for posting
  15. Nice report Andy! I was thinking the same as @hamtagger, interesting mix of quite new looking rooms and really decayed ones.
  16. That's a cracker right there great post thanks
  17. Bloody sweet that Andy nice looking pics and great post thanks matey.
  18. This is fantastic. The place looks awesome, and lots to see, and you've covered it well.
  19. Nice looking place, good find there
  20. More like to get a response to this if you get involved around the forum. Try sticking a report up from the support facilty, browsing and commenting on reports in the area you are looking for and you may be surprised what you find out
  21. Nice mix of old and new there and shot excellently as always mate
  22. Really nice report! Looks like you've covered it well. Thanks for posting
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