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The Great Laxey Wheel 🇮🇲

Laxey Wheel and 2 short videos of the wheel from 2 different angles.

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Laxey Wheel - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A lovely walk around Laxey Village 🇮🇲

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Laxey Dental Practice Entrance Porch
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

The Old Butchers Shop Entrance
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Mosaic Wall Art
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

The Great Laxey Miner
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Laxey Flour Mills
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Mosaic Wall Art
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Laxey Electric Railway Station
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Antique Shop
Laxey - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Cafe – formerly Blacks Fireplace Shop
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An image and a short video whilst standing on the Cairn of Breeze Hill in Laxey and overlooking Laxey Harbour and the upper and lower sections of old Laxey 🇮🇲

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Laxey from Breeze Hill - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The Isle of Man Steam Packet’s Ben My Chree 40 minutes prior to berthing in Douglas Harbour. I am sure that wind farm is getting closer to the Isle of Man?!

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Ben my Chree and Walney Windfarm - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A nice walk around Laxey on Saturday.

Image 1 – Laxey Railway Station looking very tidy and pretty, Laxey Station is an intermediate station that serves electric trams running from Douglas to Ramsey and return and is the start of the Snaefell Mountain railway climb and descent.

Image 2 – A slightly different perspective from high above the Laxey Wheel in the hills at Agneash. The wheel was built in 1854 in order to drain the mines of water and was officially started by Lieutenant Governor Hope and it was named in honour of his wife “Lady Isabella”.

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Laxey Railway Station - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Laxey Wheel - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Laxey and Baldrine and beyond.

This image was taken from the very beautiful SCS Ballannette conservation and Wildlife area at Clay Head.

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Laxey & Baldrine © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The foundation stone to this lovely church was laid in 1854 and the building was completed in 1855 but was not consecrated until May 1856.

The church was built on land provided by Mr Geo. W. Dumbbell, chairman of the mining company, which forms part of the garden belonging to to the Mines Captain’s House (now the Mines Tavern). The building which became known as “The Miners Church”, cost £950 to which the Great Laxey Mining Company donated £200.

Christ Church laxey Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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