More Collieries

This section shows the photographs I have in my collection of collieries not located the Bridgend Valleys. Some of these photos are now on display at the South Wales Miners’ Museum. Some of the collieries mentioned here are:

Big Pit Colliery – sunk in 1860 and closed in 1980

Bryn Navigation – sunk in 1890s and closed in 1964

Glamorgan Colliery – sunk in 1861 and closed in 1930s

Lady Windsor – sunk in 1886 and closed in 1988

Taff Merthyr – sunk in 1925 and closed in 1992

Tower Colliery – sunk in 1864 and still working

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