SO0700 : Aberfan Colliery spoil tramway

taken 53 years ago, near to Aberfan, Merthyr Tydfil/Merthyr Tudful, Great Britain

Aberfan Colliery spoil tramway
Aberfan Colliery spoil tramway
This photo was taken to show the tramway that took waste from Aberfan colliery to the spoil heaps high above the village. Two years later, the spoil heaps collapsed destroying the school and taking over a hundred lives, mostly children.
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Date Taken
July 1964   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 November, 2005
Category
Colliery   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 07 00 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:41.7360N 3:20.3840W
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