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Pit Closures

Demolition of Wyndham Colliery pit head winding gear in the Ogmore Valley. The pit was working for 116 years and closed in 1984. It took 4 hours to demolish.

This chap held up his hand showing 5 digits - this was his 5th demolition, his 5th 'conquest'.


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Demolition of Wyndham Colliery pit head winding gear in the Ogmore Vale, South Wales

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