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Llanberis RAF Reserve Depot (Bomb Store) January 2008. Pic heavy
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Arrow Llanberis RAF Reserve Depot (Bomb Store) January 2008. Pic heavy - 08-01-2009, 12:31

Llanberis RAF Reserve Depot (Bomb Store) January 2008. Pic heavy


I expect most of you know about this if not.

Llanberis bomb store. Built in the Glynrhonwy slate quarry which closed in 1930. Storage for 18,000 tons of bombs. Same design as Harper Hill.

40 feet of broken slate was on top to pretect the store. But two-thirds of the structure collapsed under the weight of the overlaying backfill. Baring this in mind, this place must have been realy big.

More info.
http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/s...is/index.shtml
Subterranean Britannica link.

Evil Jim and me.

After parking the car and checking the GPS we set of on our quest.The first thing we saw was some very big holes.


FBH


The view from the top. Not in the slightest bit dangerous.


Looking towards the stores at ground level.


looking back towards the entrances at ground level.


The front door.


The big train tunnel.


The train station.


Ground floor stores with central support pilers.


Cross connections for the ground floor stores.


OMG is what I said when I saw this. OMG is what Evil Jim said whrn he saw this.


Further along the OMG tunnel.


Stairs.


Lift.


The other lift.


First floor tunnel without the central support pillers. With light painting.


Graffiti.


More graffiti.

Thats it for now.

Last edited by Earth Worm Jim; 09-01-2009 at 10:54.
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