Bangor, Garth From Ferry 1890

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Caption for Bangor, Garth From Ferry 1890: This view was taken from the ferry. It looks southwards towards the Garth and Bangor, which is backed by the Snowdon mountains. Bangor's chief trade was the export of slates, mined from Lord Penrhyn's quarries at Bethesda, and carried by rail to Port Penrhyn. The quay here was 300 yards long.

An extract from North Wales Photographic Memories.

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I was born in the old hospital no longer there now I think it has shops on the site it used to stand on.ie Matalan and a sports shop. it was 28 January 1946 I was born.my parents lived in a village called Llanaelhearn near Trefor my mother was a welsh lady born there my father was stationed at dinnas dinnle air field (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Bangor, Garth From Ferry 1890: This view was taken from the ferry. It looks southwards towards the Garth and Bangor, which is backed by the Snowdon mountains. Bangor's chief trade was the export of slates, mined from Lord Penrhyn's quarries at Bethesda, and carried by rail to Port Penrhyn. The quay here was 300 yards long.

An extract from North Wales Photographic Memories.

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