Ocean Deep Navigation Colliery, Treharris

In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, by 1879, it was the deepest in the south Wales coalfield.The first pithead baths in Wales were opened there on 15 June 1916. The mine closed in 1991.
The text on the banner reads: 'South Wales Area N. U. M. Navigation Lodge Treharris. Forward to a socialist Britain and world peace'. Dimensions: 1.91 x 1.95m.
The text on the banner read: 'National Union of Mineworkers. Treharris Lodge. D. N. (Deep Navigation) Colliery'. Dimensions: 0.80 x 1.65m.
Before colliery baths a tub in front of the fireplace was the common practice. The water had to be boiled on the hob in a bucket and shared by the entire family working in the colliery. The Merthyr Express of June 24th 1916 proudly announced the new Treharris...
Edwardsville Baths, public swimming pool, Treharris
n 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the deepest in the south Wales coalfield. Production began shortly afterwards....
In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the deepest in the south Wales coalfield. Production began shortly afterwards....
Bottom of downcast shaft. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the deepest in the south Wales coalfield. Production...
Colour drawing dated 1932 showing elevation views of the Bath House at Ocean Deep Navigation Colliery , by J.H. Fanshaw, Architect, 1932, from originals currently held by Gwent Record Office. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of...
Colour drawing dated 1932  showing foundation plan of the Bath House at Ocean Deep Navigation Colliery , by J.H. Fanshaw, Architect, 1932, from originals currently held by Gwent Record Office. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts...
Early photograph showing Deep Navigation Pit in 1915. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the deepest in the...
Group of three colliers at Ocean Deep Navigation Colliery in 1915. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the...
Group of workers with Ocean coal wagon, 1915. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the deepest in the south...
Large group of miners and colliery officials at pit. In 1872, work started on sinking the shafts of Harris's Navigation Colliery, eventually reaching depths of 593m (north shaft) and 695m (south shaft) by 1879, at the time the deepest in the...
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