Moneystone Quarry, Whiston - October 2011

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Moneystone Quarry has been quarried by the Sibelco Group since the late 1960's for silica sands, mainly for the production of container glass and ceramics. All quarrying finally came to a stop on the 30th of September 2011 after a planning application to extend the quarry further was rejected. Read more

Oakamoor Sand Sidings - October 2011

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I think every man and his dog have visited this site over the years. I've visited on countless occasions since this report. The sidings were originally built for use by the sand quarry, which is just up the hill from the track. This continued until 1988 when the last trains ran before the Read more