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A selection of recommended books:-

All of the following books have been invaluable in providing information to both the notes contained on this site and to the history and working of many quarries i have visited over the years.

'A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Mid Wales'  /  Douglas B Hague  /  Association for Industrial Archaeology

'A Return to Corris'  /  Corris Railway Society  /  Avon-Anglia Publications & Services

'An Illustrated History Of The Festiniog Railway'  /  Peter Johnson  /  Oxford Publishing Co.

'Arriving at Dinas Mawddwy'  /  Julian Hunt  /  Meirion Publications

'Blaen y Cwm and Cwt y Bugail Slate Quarries'  /  M.J.T Lewis  /  Adit Publications

'Branch Lines Around Porthmadog (1926-46)'  /  Vic Mitchell & Kieth Smith  /  Middleton Press

'Branch Lines Around Porthmadog (1954-94)'  /  Vic Mitchell & Kieth Smith  /  Middleton Press

'Bryneglwys Slate Quarry'  /  Alan Holmes with Sara Eade  /  Alan Holmes & Sara Eade

'Candles to Caplamps - The story of Gloddfa Ganol'  /  J.G.Isherwood  /  Gloddfa Ganol

'Chwarelwyr Cyntaf Ffestiniog'  /  M.J.T.Lewis & M.C.Williams  /  Snowdonia National Park Study Centre

'Conglog Slate Quarry'  /  C. Hancock & M.J.T. Lewis  /  Adit Publications

'Corris - A Narrow Gauge Portrait'  /  John Scott Morgan  /  Irwell Press

'Cwm Gwyrfai - The Quarries of the North Wales Narrow Gauge & the Welsh Highland Railways'  /  Gwynfor Pierce Jones & Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'Cwmorthin Slate Quarry'  /  Graham Isherwood  /  Adit Publications

'Delving in Dinorwig'  /  Douglas C. Carrington  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'Dinorwic - The Llanberis Slate Quarry 1780-1969'  /  Reg Chamber Jones  /  Bridge Books

'Ffestiniog in Colour - Ffestinog Mewn Lliw'  /  Peter Johnson & Michael Whitehouse  /  Ian Allen Publishing

'Ffestiniog in the Fifties'  /  Vic Mitchell & Allan Garraway  /  Middleton Press

'Ffestiniog Railway - A View from the Past'  /  Peter Johnson  /  Ian Allen Publishing

'Gazeteer of Slate Quarrying in Wales - Revised'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Llygad Gwalch

'Gwydir Slate Qaurries - Chwareli Gwydir'  /  M.C.Williams & M.J.T.Lewis  /  Snowdonia National Park Study Centre

'Llechi Slate'  /  M.J.T.Lewis  /  Gwynedd Archive Services

'Llechwedd Slate Caverns'  /  Ivor Wynne Jones  /  Llechwedd Slate Caverns

'Llechwedd and other Ffestiniog Railways'  /  Ivor Wynne Jones & Gordon Hatherill  /  Llechwedd Slate Caverns

'Narrow Gauge Railways in Mid Wales (1850-1970)'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire: Vol I - West '  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood press

'Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire: Vol II - The Penrhyn Quarry Railways'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire: Vol III - The Dinorwic Quarry & Railways (Etc.)'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire: Vol I'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire: Vol II - The Welsh Highland Railway'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'Narrow Gauge Steam out of Portmadoc'  /  N.F.Gurley  /  D.Bradford Barton Ltd.

'On the Welsh Narrow Gauge'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  D.Bradford Barton Ltd.

'Past and Present: The Ffestiniog Railway'  /  John Stretton  /  Past & Present Publishing

'Past and Present: The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways'  /  John Stretton  /  Past & Present Publishing

'Past and Present: The Talyllyn Railway'  /  David J. Mitchell & Terry Eyres  /  Past & Present Publishing

'Past and Present: The Welsh Highland Railway - Vol I'  /  John Stretton  /  Past & Present Publishing

'Past and Present: The Welsh Highland Railway - Vol II'  /  John Stretton  /  Past & Present Publishing

'Pioneers of Ffestiniog Slate'  /  M.J.T.Lewis & M.C.Williams  /  Snowdonia National Park Study Centre

'Porthmadog'  /  Myfanwy Morris  /  Gwynedd Archive Services

'Porthmadog to Blaenau'  /  Vic Mitchell & Kieth Smith  /  Middleton Press

'Portrait of the Ffestiniog'  /  Peter Johnson  /  Ian Allen Publishing

'Railway Adventure'  /  L.T.C.Rolt  /  David & Charles

'Ratgoed - A Study in Slate'  /  Sara Eade  /  Sara Eade

'Rhosydd Slate Quarry'  /  M.J.T.Lewis & J.H.Denton  /  Adit Publications

'Slate Below - A Study Of Corris'  /  Sara Eade  /  Sara Eade

'Slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog'  /  J.G.Isherwood  /  AB Publishing

'Slate Quarry Railways of Gwynedd'  /  Michael Messenger  /  Twelveheads Press

'Slate Quarrying at Corris'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'Slate Quarrying in Wales'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'Slates From Abergynolwyn'  /  Alan Holmes  /  Gwynedd Archive Services

'Slates to Velinheli'  /  D.C.Carrington & T.F.Rushworth  /  Maid Marion Locomotive Fund

'Slates to Velinheli (Reprint of 2nd Ed.)'  /  D.C.Carrington & T.F.Rushworth  /  Bala Lake Railway Society

'The Ffestiniog Railway 1836 - 1986'  /  John Davies  /  Gwynedd Archive Services

'The Ffestiniog Railway: Vol I - History & Route'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'The Ffestiniog Railway: Vol II - Locomotives & Rolling Stock'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Oakwood Press

'The Little Wonder - 150 Years of the Ffestiniog Railway'  /  John Winton  /  Michael Joseph Ltd.

'The Glyn Valley Tramway'  /  W.J.Milner  /  Oxford Publishing

'The Slate Industry'  /  Merfyn Williams  /  Shire Publications

'The Slate Quarries of North Wales in 1873'  /  M.J.T.Lewis (Ed.)  /  Snowdonia National Park Study Centre

'The Slate Quarries of Pembrokeshire'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'The Slate Railways of Wales'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'The Slate Regions of North and Mid Wales'  /  Alun John Richards  /  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

'The Talyllyn Railway'  /  David Potter  /  David & Charles

'The Talyllyn Railway'  /  J.I.C.Boyd  /  Wild Swan

'The Talyllyn Railway Men'  /  Sara Eade  /  Sara Eade

'The Welsh Narrow Gauge in Colour'  /  Peter Johnson  /  Ian Allen Publishing

'The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway'  /  Ralph Cartwright & R.T.Russell  /  David & Charles

'Welsh Narrow Gauge Railways from Old Picture Postcards'  /  Andrew Neale  /  Plateway Press

'Welsh Slate - Archaeology & History Of An Industry'  /  David Gwyn  /  RCAHMW

'Within These Hills - A Study Of Corris Uchaf'  /  Sara Eade  /  Sara Eade

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