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Vaynor Quarry

Merthyr Tydfil

 

Opened in 1847, by the Crawshay family to supply Limestone to the Cyfarthfa Works

 

Vaynor Quarry - Workers

The man in the middle of this photograph may be, Matthew Berryman, who was killed in a rock fall in the quarry on 11 Feb 1896. 

(Photograph courtesy of Nick Berryman) 

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Vaynor Quarry Fleet of Lorries

Leyland Comets, and Bedford Tippers

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The following photographs were taken by Gareth Hopkins, in the 1960's for a school project:

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Hopkins)

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George Barnes sent us his photographs of Vaynor Quarries.

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Vaynor Quarry - 1991

(Photographs Courtesy of Dale Miles)

   

 

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