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Collieries West of the Rhonnda (Paperback)

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This book features a selection of nearly 100 photographs from the previously published "Collieries of South Wales Vols 1 & 2" available in an affordable format. For many years John Cornwell worked in Britain's coalfields, perfecting his method of underground photography. Using standard Coal Board lighting he was able to obtain with immaculate clarity, underground headings, shafts and coal faces, together with the workforce and mining landscapes. Collieries featured include, Abernant, Aberpergwm, Ammanford, Betws, Blaengwrach, Brynlliw/Morlais, Cefn Coed/Blaenant, Clydach Merthyr, Coegnant, Cwmgwili & Lindsey, Cynheidre, Garw & Ffaldau, Glyntillery, Graig Merthyr, Scotts Pit, St Johns, Treforgan, and Wyndham/Western.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesMining industryHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaPlaces in old photographs Publisher: The Horizon Press Publication Date: 12/06/2009 ISBN-13: 9781843064640  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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