Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pensarn Rocket Train Ride

Many summers ago, my children had fun riding on this train and I’d like their children to be able to ride it too. The Rocket Train at Pensarn Amusements might strike you as an odd gem to choose as one … Continue reading

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Tan yr Ogo Caves

Similar view taken in about 1870 from almost the identical spot.

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Tan yr Ogo Caves Llanddulas, old postcard

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Ocean Monarch

From ‘The Illustrated London News’, September 2nd, 1848 Ocean Monarch, Captain Murdock.  Sailed on Thursday morning, August 24th, from Liverpool for the United States with a total of 398 persons onboard. When 5 – 6 miles to the east of … Continue reading

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View from a yacht off Abergele

“By keeping very close in shore for some distance we got a view of Llandudno, now become a fashionable watering-place, and sighted Abergele, where the fearful railway accident happened some years ago, when so many people were crushed or burnt … Continue reading

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