Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway

Six Bells Colliery – Old Waste Tip

Six Bells Colliery – Old Waste Tip. The Six Bells Colliery site was built close to the waste tips from the Durban Level which was situated up on the mountain just below where the television transmitter is today. The Durban Level owned by T. P. Price was tipping their waste on the grounds opposite the old Six Bells Inn where ... Read More »

Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower Section and Colliery Washery

Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower Section and Colliery Washery. The map shows the lower section of the aerial ropeway and filling station situated between the river and sidings. The route of the aerial ropeway can be seen going between the Arael School and houses on Aberbeeg Road at Warm Turn. In December 1924 great concern of falling buckets ... Read More »

Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Mid Section

Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Mid Section. The map shows the mid-section of the aerial ropeway. The ropeway is seen emerging from the bottom right to the top left. Arael Farm (bottom left) can be seen. The John Lancaster Company is documented as the tenants of the farm and Arael Farm Coal Level in the 1910-1920’s, the company must ... Read More »

Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Upper Section and New Waste Tip

Six Bells Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Upper Section and New Waste Tip. The map shows the upper section of the colliery aerial ropeway and waste tip on the Arael Mountain at Cefn Bach. The ropeway is seen emerging from the bottom right up to the summit and spread along the area via tramlines laid down on the site. Just north ... Read More »

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