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Maerdy Colliery

In December 1990, Maerdy, the last coal mining pit in the Rhondda closed, bringing to an end a long and proud tradition. Many of these photographs were taken in the 1970s by John Cornwell.

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Banner of the Mardy Lodge of the National Union...

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Aerial photograph of Maerdy Colliery, 1990

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Aerial photograph of Maerdy Colliery, 1990

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Last tram of coal raised in the Rhondda, 1986

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Last tram of coal raised in the Rhondda, 1986

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The lamp room at Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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The entrance at Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Coal face at Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view of Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Workmen in chocks on face, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Pit bottom, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view of Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view from north, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view of washery, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Pithead with empty trams, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Dosco heading machine, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Hunslett locomotive, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Eimco machine in heading, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Pit bottom downcast, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Oil lamp store, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Two colliers, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view of Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Canteen, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view of Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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General view of Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Three colliers, Maerdy Colliery, 1986-87

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Surface buildings, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Headframe, Maerdy Colliery, 1975

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Maerdy Colliery Strike Committee 1983

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Anon Y Mouse's picture
I worked there once upon a time

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