Castleton Silica Quarry Tramways

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Taken as the sun cast a shadow over them last autumn.

Castleton Inclines Castleton Inclines

The left-hand incline leads to an 1895 western silica quarries, the more prominent right-hand incline leads to the 1919 main and eastern silica quarries.The remains of a quarry can clearly be seen in the hillside center-right.
The silica works was at the bottom of the right-hand incline where the road to Castleton passed under the Esk Valley Railway.

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