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Quarry Collection

Background imageQuarry Collection: Bristol 156 Beaufighter IV a quartet in quest of their

Bristol 156 Beaufighter IV a quartet in quest of their quarry Just under 6, 000 Beaufighters were to be built

Background imageQuarry Collection: Buddon Wood, Mountsorrel, Swithland, Leicestershire

Buddon Wood, Mountsorrel, Swithland, Leicestershire
Sketch of the granite (or syenite) district viewed from Swithland Old Slate Quarry, including Buddon Wood, Mountsorrel, Kinchley Hill and Brazil Wood, Leicestershire

Background imageQuarry Collection: Man at work, Dinorwig Slate Quarry, North Wales

Man at work, Dinorwig Slate Quarry, North Wales
A man at work, 150 feet up on the main face of Dinorwig (or Dinorwic) Slate Quarry, near Llanberis, North Wales

Background imageQuarry Collection: Splitting Slates

Splitting Slates
A workman uses a hammer and chisel to split slates in the biggest slate quarry in the world at Blaenau Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales

Background imageQuarry Collection: Buddon Wood, Kinchley Hill, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

Buddon Wood, Kinchley Hill, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Sketch of the Swithland area of Leicestershire, looking north-east towards Buddon Wood, Kinchley Hill and Mountsorrel, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell. 1859

Background imageQuarry Collection: General view of Dinorwig Slate Quarry, North Wales

General view of Dinorwig Slate Quarry, North Wales
A general view of Dinorwig (or Dinorwic) Slate Quarry, near Llanberis, North Wales, soon to be changed for ever with the construction of a new dam

Background imageQuarry Collection: Quarry Hill Flats

Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, were modelled on the Karl Marx Hof flats in Vienna, Austria. The steel frame and concrete clad buildings were demolished 1978 Date: built late 1930s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Southern Railway Ratcatcher

Southern Railway Ratcatcher
Official Rat catcher for Southern Railway with Terriers and quarry. Date: 1924

Background imageQuarry Collection: Granite Quarry, New Hampshire, USA - Chanelling

Granite Quarry, New Hampshire, USA - Chanelling Date: circa 1909

Background imageQuarry Collection: Miners at the Coal Face Victorian period

Miners at the Coal Face Victorian period

Background imageQuarry Collection: Advert, John More & Sons, Quarry Masters, Airdrie

Advert, John More & Sons, Quarry Masters, Airdrie
Advert for John More & Sons, Quarry Masters, Airdrie, Scotland. 1905

Background imageQuarry Collection: Granite Quarries, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

Granite Quarries, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Sketch of Granite Quarries, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, viewed from the rocks near Buddon Wood, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell. 1859

Background imageQuarry Collection: Brazil Wood, Swithland, Leicestershire

Brazil Wood, Swithland, Leicestershire
Sketch of quarrying (probably granite) at Brazil Wood, Swithland, Leicestershire, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell. 1859

Background imageQuarry Collection: Swithland, Leicestershire, with granite and slate quarries

Swithland, Leicestershire, with granite and slate quarries
Sketch of the Swithland area of Leicestershire, with granite at the top of Kinchley Hill, a small quarry to the right, Buddon Wood (granite) to the right, and Charnwood Forest (slate) to the left

Background imageQuarry Collection: Kinchley Hill and Brazil Wood, Swithland, Leicestershire

Kinchley Hill and Brazil Wood, Swithland, Leicestershire
Sketch of granite rocks at Kinchley Hill and Brazil Wood, Swithland, Leicestershire, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell. 1859

Background imageQuarry Collection: Apprentice splitting slate, Delabole Quarry, Cornwall

Apprentice splitting slate, Delabole Quarry, Cornwall
An apprentice splitting a slate at the Delabole Quarry in North Cornwall. Slate has been mined in the area since the middle ages

Background imageQuarry Collection: A Ruston-Bucyrus 25-RB steam navvy loading side-tipping wago

A Ruston-Bucyrus 25-RB steam navvy loading side-tipping wagons, hauled by 0-6-0 tank locomotive 'Pelican' at Hessle Quarry

Background imageQuarry Collection: Hardy Patent Pick Co. mining tools 1890s

Hardy Patent Pick Co. mining tools 1890s
Selection of solid steel mining hand tools made by Hardy Patent Pick Co, in Sheffield. Date: 1890s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Tribute - The Quarry

Tribute - The Quarry. Florence Mary Anderson / Molly MacArthur (1893-1972) had two distinct styles of illustration. From the middle of the 1920s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Cornwallis Cave, Yorktown, Virginia, USA

Cornwallis Cave, Yorktown, Virginia, USA. This cavern, created by stone quarrying for building material, was once believed to be the grotto into which British General Cornwallis retreated to avoid

Background imageQuarry Collection: Carrara Marble Quarry, Italy

Carrara Marble Quarry, Italy

Background imageQuarry Collection: Italy Carrara Marble Quarry pre-1900

Italy Carrara Marble Quarry pre-1900

Background imageQuarry Collection: Egypt Aswan Quarries Victorian period

Egypt Aswan Quarries Victorian period

Background imageQuarry Collection: Convicts working in a quarry

Convicts working in a quarry

Background imageQuarry Collection: Edinburgh from Craigleith Quarry, Scotland

Edinburgh from Craigleith Quarry, Scotland

Background imageQuarry Collection: Craigleith Quarry, Scotland, Victorian period

Craigleith Quarry, Scotland, Victorian period

Background imageQuarry Collection: Chwarel Slate Quarry, Wales

Chwarel Slate Quarry, Wales

Background imageQuarry Collection: A Welsh slate quarry (probably Chwarel), early 1900s

A Welsh slate quarry (probably Chwarel), early 1900s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Stone quarry railway train

Stone quarry railway train

Background imageQuarry Collection: Stone quarry inclined plane railway

Stone quarry inclined plane railway

Background imageQuarry Collection: Stone quarry railway wagon

Stone quarry railway wagon

Background imageQuarry Collection: Hand tinted photo of slate train at Llanberis, Wales

Hand tinted photo of slate train at Llanberis, Wales - Victorian period

Background imageQuarry Collection: Railway trucks carrying slate wagons in Wales

Railway trucks carrying slate wagons in Wales

Background imageQuarry Collection: Hand tinted photo of a velocipede (used for transporting)

Hand tinted photo of a velocipede (used for transporting)
Hand tinted photo of a velocipede (used for transporting men to the slate quarries) at Llanberis, Wales - Victorian period

Background imageQuarry Collection: A slate quarry velocipede, Llanberis, Wales

A slate quarry velocipede, Llanberis, Wales

Background imageQuarry Collection: Penrhyn Slate Quarry near Bethesda Victorian period

Penrhyn Slate Quarry near Bethesda Victorian period

Background imageQuarry Collection: Clogau St. David's Gold Mine near Bontddu early 1900s

Clogau St. David's Gold Mine near Bontddu early 1900s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Gwynfynydd Gold Mine near Dolgellau early 1900s

Gwynfynydd Gold Mine near Dolgellau early 1900s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Gwynfynydd Gold Mine near Dolgellau - panning room

Gwynfynydd Gold Mine near Dolgellau - panning room - early 1900s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Frongoch lead and zinc mine near Pontrhydygroes early 1900s

Frongoch lead and zinc mine near Pontrhydygroes early 1900s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Welsh Gold Prospectors early 1900s

Welsh Gold Prospectors early 1900s

Background imageQuarry Collection: Planing, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Planing, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Background imageQuarry Collection: Sawing, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Sawing, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Background imageQuarry Collection: St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Background imageQuarry Collection: Mantel pieces, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Mantel pieces, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Background imageQuarry Collection: Showroom, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Showroom, St Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Background imageQuarry Collection: Saint-Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France

Saint-Beat Marble Quarry Haute-Garonne France Victorian period - showroom

Background imageQuarry Collection: Delabole Slate Quarry

Delabole Slate Quarry



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