Roseheyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway

Roseheyworth Original Waste Tip – The Beginning

Roseheyworth Original Waste Tip – The Beginning. This early map shows the start of the Waste Tip build-up from the Roseheyworth Colliery. It shows the Tramway from the colliery down to and over the Railway Lines and onto the tip via a net work of smaller tramlines for the waste to be distributed over the area enabling the waste to ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery original Waste Tip

Roseheyworth Colliery original Waste Tip. An image of the original Waste Tip of the colliery at its height in relation to the valley. Points of interest – The image (taken in about 1930-1940) shows the Abertillery Rugby Grounds in the foreground with the colliery Waste Tip dominant in the valley. Behind the tip are the derelict out-buildings of the South ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower Section

Roseheyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower Section. The map shows the Lower Section of the Aerial Ropeway leading from the Engine House (upper centre) the Standards and Rope Lines can be seen heading off to the upper left. The map also shows the old original Waste Tip snaking down the valley parallel to the Railway Lines. The old dismantled tram-lines ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Upper Section

Roseheyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Upper Section. The map shows the Upper Section of the Aerial Ropeway leading to the tipping point terminal at the South Griffin site at Bournville. The Standards and Rope lines can be seen emerging from the bottom left on the map. The Houses on Bournville Road can be see to the right. Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery Waste Tip Landscaped

The image shows the Waste Tip in October 1985. When the Aerial Ropeway ceased operating in about 1979 the waste from the colliery was taken to the tip by a few Volvo Trucks, they travelled from the Coal Preparation Plant to the tip throughout the day. The image (taken by myself) shows the waste tip in October 1985 just a ... Read More »

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