Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway

Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Original Tip

Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Original Tip. The old photograph shows the original Aerial Ropeway and Tip spreading up the mountain from the Cwmtillery Colliery. Points of interest – The large flat tip seen (behind the chimney) was from the Llanerch Padern Coal Level which can be seen (far right). Originally there were tramlines leading from the level to the ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Mid Section

Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Mid Section. The map shows the mid-section of the old route. The Standards on the old route were later dismantled when the Ropeway was turned and the new tip started in the late 1920s. The waste was tipped at various places en-route resulting in the valley being covered in waste from the collieries and many ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower and New Section

Cwmtillery Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower and New Section. The map shows the section from the Colliery (bottom right) up the original route North Westerly and showing the dog-leg left up to the New Tip (far left). The Buckets took the waste to the top of the mountain and the waste was then transported to the top of the tip ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Penybont Washery – Aerial Ropeway

Cwmtillery Penybont Washery – Aerial Ropeway. The map shows the whole section of the Cwmtillery Washery Aerial Ropeway. The washery was situated where Tillery Valley Foods is today. The Ropeway took buckets to and from the washery and Cwmtillery Colliery straight up through the Cwmtillery valley as seen in the image. (More information to come) Read More »

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