SN8704 : Abandoned mine near Blaengwrach

taken 10 years ago, near to Blaengwrach, Neath Port Talbot/Castell-Nedd Port Talbot, Great Britain

Abandoned mine near Blaengwrach
Abandoned mine near Blaengwrach
It looks like everything was just abandoned and left to rot on a single day many years ago at this location. Even the digger, although seemingly poised to scoop out its next shovel of dirt, on closer inspection has been rotting away for years.

The mine has been replaced by an opencast mine that's dug a massive hole in the countryside.
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SN8704, 2 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 January, 2008
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 873 048 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.8391N 3:37.9444W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 872 048
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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