A walk to the ill-starred mine, high up in the hills at the end of Cwm Pennant. Some say it was a copper mine, but it produced more lead than copper. If I tell you that the Huddart's of Brynkir were involved in the operation, the folk who "poured money into holes and called it mining" you will get the picture. But who am I to complain, the profligate toffs gave us a lovely tramway to walk and some fascinating mine buildings to pore over. They also employed some miners and stonemasons for a short while until everyone realised that, in fact, the emperor wasn't wearing any clothes...he'd sold them to keep the mine running.
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