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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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