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Collieries of Wales (Engineering and Architecture)

Edited for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales by Stephen Hughes, Brian Malaws, Medwyn Parry and Peter Wakelin

Published 1994? ISBN 1-871184-11-8

Indexed by Gareth Hicks June 2000

An Introduction and listing of the book's contents page is on Wales - Genealogy Help Pages



Abercraf, Drawing of manager's house and office at Ty-mawr level, 139 Advertisement for Brown Lennox & Co Ltd castings, 63
Advertisement for Davey Pumping Engines, 91 Advertisement for E Thomas & Williams, Safety Lamps, 1900, 39
Advertisement for Evan Thomas, Safety Lamps,1886, 39 Advertisement for J C Howell, Electrical machinery for collieries, 1900, 157
Advertisement for Llewellyn and Cubitt, Winding Engines, 1892, 44 Advertisement for Sheppard & Sons Ltd, Victor hauling engines, 1900, 51
Advertisement for Sheppard & Sons Ltd preparation/washing equipment, 1900, 125 Advertisement for The Waddle Fans[Llanelly], 1900, 102
Advertisement for Uskside Engineering Co Ltd, Electric coal cutters, 1900, 47 Advertisements for Uskside Engineering Co Ltd, various engines, 1900, 51
Bedwas, Drawing of surface/underground, 1913, 25 Bedwas, Drawing of engine hall, 26
Bellis & Morcom Vertical Compressor, Drawings of, 110 Britannia Colliery, Drawing of machinery in power house, 29
Britannia Colliery, Drawing of air tight casing, 57 Britannia Colliery, Specification for air tight cladding, 1910-14, 59
Britannia Colliery, Cross section drawing of North Pit buildings, 59 Britannia Colliery, Design drawings, 1910-14, 105
Britannia Colliery, Design drawing for workshop, 1910-14, 134 Broadoak Colliery, Loughor, Drawing of double beam engine winder, 81
Colliery Baths built by the Miner's Welfare Committee, 145 Cynheidre Colliery, Design drawing for Koepe headframe, 62
Deep Duffryn, Drawing of Waddle Fan and buildings, 101 Deep Navigation Colliery, Schematic layout of washery, 127
Deep Navigation Colliery, Drawing of fitting shop machines], 133 Deep Navigation Colliery, Plan of bathhouse, 1916, 142
Deep Navigation Colliery, Plan of later baths, 1932, 144 Early pulley system for suspending miners' clothing, 1912, 141
Ebbw Vale, Drawing of early coal washing machine, 1865, 127 Electric Double Drum Haulage[50/60 HP], Drawing of, 43
Glyn Pits, Pontypool, Drawing of engine house and stack, 1856-65, 78,79 Gwernllwynchwith, Llansamlet, Drawing of engine-house, 1780s, 72
Horizontal compound differential pumping engine, illustration of, 160 Landore coal pit, Drawing of Boulton & watts 78" cylinder engine, 1800, 89
Llansamlet, Scott's Pit, Drawing of pumping-engine house, 93 Lower Navigation Colliery, Talywaun[Abersychan], Drawing of engine hall foundations, 30
Mine ventilation, diagram , 94 New Tredegar/Elliot/Bargoed/Britannia/Penallta Pits , Drawing of supply lines to, 16
Penallta, Drawing of engine hall, 26 Penallta Colliery, Drawing of washery, 1934, 122
Penallta Colliery, Design drawing for Edwardian Colliery Office, 1906-9, 138 Penalltu Colliery, Drawing of winder drum, 1906-9, 81
Point of Ayr Colliery, Section drawing of 1924 engine house, 84 Principal sites mentioned in text, 6
Taff Merthyr Colliery , Schematic Drawing of surface/underground, 11 Tippler system for tram circuit, Drawing of, 116
Treboeth, Swansea, Plans of walled horse walk along side Llangyfelach Rd, 1758, 66 Treboeth Common, Swansea, Drawing showing windlasses, 60
Walker Fan and drive, Drawing of, 106 Wynnstay Colliery, near Ruabon, Drawing of winding house, 172
Ynys Merthyr Colliery, Drawing of water balance system, 1891-2, 76  




Abercynon Colliery[headframe], 1889, 56 Abertillery New Mine, bottom of downcast shaft, 1978, 45
Bargoed Colliery[bunker tower], 1913, 31 Big Pit [ underground workshop], 135
Big Pit [Engine Pit Level], 42 Big Pit [underground engine house], 41
Big Pit, Blaenavon [Glyn Morgan, the last manager], 1980, 136 Big Pit[Forge Level/River Arch, inspection], 1982, 40
Blaenserchan Colliery [ tram creeper], 117 Blaenserchan Colliery, 1975-1979, 19
Britannia Colliery[circular bunker], 29 British Iron Works, Abersychan [ tall beam engine pumping house], 89
Bryngwyn [ engine house ruin], 164 Brynmawr, Clydach Terrace [aerial view of mineral workings], 146
Celynen North Colliery, 32 Celynen South Colliery[active coalface], 1976, 46
Crumlin Navigation Colliery [Fan house], 107 Crumlin Navigation Colliery, 1907-11, 166
Cwmbyrgwm Colliery [ oval shaft top and chimney ruins], 167 Cwmbyrgwm, Abersychan [ shaft and cage], 77
Cynheidre Colliery [trunk roadway/junction], 50 Cynheidre Colliery[winding towers], 1950s, 60
Deep Duffryn Colliery [ spare fan engine], 102 Deep Duffryn Colliery[ Waddle Fan], 100
Deep Navigation Colliery [ Fitting shop], 132 Deep Navigation Colliery [ vertical steam engine in downcast shaft engine house] , 154
Deep Navigation Colliery [original bathhouse], 143 Deep Navigation Colliery[winding and engine houses], Treharris, 8
Edwardian Colliery[Winding Houses] Oakdale, 12 Elliot Colliery [ engine house ], 169
Glyn Pits, Pontypool [ C19 pumping engine used as winder], 86 Glyn Pits, Pontypool[ winding engine house], 79
Great Western Colliery, Hetty Shaft [winding engine house], 1875, 82 Lady Windsor Colliery [ fan installation[, 96
Lady Windsor Colliery [ skips used in winding], 83 Lady Windsor Colliery[headframe], 1886, 61
Lady Windsor Colliery [longwall coalface], 1982, 49 Lady Windsor Colliery [underground collapse], 34
Llansamlet, Scott's Pit [ tall beam engine house], 92 Llantrisant Colliery [ shell porch of ruined offices], 138
Lower Navigation Colliery, Abersychan [ engine house in light industrial use], 163 Maedy Colliery [switchgear bank], 32
Maerdy Colliery [winder control room], 71 Maerdy [Mardy] Colliery, 27
Marine Colliery [ Man-riding conveyor belt], 49 Marine Colliery [derelict Hathorn Davey pumping engine in winding house], 160
Marine Colliery[small shaft winding steam winch], 64 Merthyr Vale Colliery[headframe], 52
Merthyr Vale Colliery[washery], 123 Morlais Coliery [winding engine and small cages], c 1905, 75
Morlais Colliery [ presentation by Sir Evan Williams], 152 Morlais Colliery[boilers], 32
Morriston [ Capel Seion Baptist chapel], 149 Morriston [Tabernacle chapel], 151
Mynyd Aberdar [aerial view showing outcrop workings], 147 Oakdale Colliery [ Baum Jig wash box], 121
Oakdale Colliery [ Coal Preparation Complex], 113 Oakdale Colliery [ slurry plant], 129
Oakdale Colliery [ top lit double workshops], 1908-10, 134 Oakdale Colliery [ Washery buildings], 128
Oakdale Colliery, 24 Oakdale Colliery[ loading bunkers], 119
Oakdale village and colliery, 22 Onllwyn Colliery [ sand cone separator], 124
Penallta Colliery [ Compressor with after cooler], 109 Penallta Colliery[engine hall], 14
Plas Power Colliery [ north east wales], 171 Point of Ayr Colliery [winding engine], 85
Rhosllanerchrugog [ Miners' Institute], 150 Six Bells Colliery [ Compressors with inter coolers], 1891, 111
Six Bells Colliery [ Fan engine], 107 Six Bells Colliery [ Pay office], 139
Six Bells Colliery [ tippler and conveyor for trams], 114 Six Bells Colliery [bath house-internal], 145
Six Bells Colliery [propellor fan], 1891, 104 Six Bells Colliery [tram circuit/stock yard], 118
South Celynen Colliery [ smithy hearths], 130 Stanleytown, Rhondda Fach [ Lower, Middle & Upper terraces], 148
Taff Merthyr Colliery [ froth floatation equipment], 120 Taff Merthyr Colliery[ coal preparation plant], 127
Tirpentwys Colliery[headframe/drum], 55 Tower Colliery, 24
Tredegar , No 9 Pit [winding engine house/chimney], late C19, 80 Trehafod, Rhondda [ ventilation chimney], 99
Two miners working at end of a heading, 38 Underground haulage engine by Powell Dyffryn Hengoed,Tredomen works, 44
Upper Cwmbran Colliery [ fan house], 103 Yniscedwyn Colliery, Swansea Valley [workforce in early C20], 1