Cold War Warrior's photos


  • Trolley, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Maendy Way, Cwmbran 31 August 2017

    The canal claims another victim as an Asda trolley finds a watery grave.

  • Cow, Blaen Bran, Upper Cwmbran 31 August 2017

    Showing no tactical sense whatsoever, a cow "skylining" against the ridge of the mountain.

  • Mynydd Maen, Cwmbran 31 August 2017

    Looking north over Mynydd Maen from above Blaen Bran, clouds building up.


  • Donkey, Garn Wen, Upper Cwmbran 31 August 2017

    An inquisitive donkey in a field at Garn Wen.

  • Henllys Mountain From Garn Wen, Upper Cwmbran 31 August 2017

    Looking across from Garn Wen to Henllys Mountain on a crisp late August morning.

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. A Ford Consul Capri, a two door coupe version of the Consul Classic. The Capri was manufactured from 1961-1964.


  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. A 1972 VW Beetle. This one has, seen on the left side of the boot/bonnet, an air tank which is topped up at a garage using the high pressure airline. This then provi…

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. A Diamond T 6x6 wrecker truck. The Diamond T Motor Car Company was founded in 1905 in Chicago, initially manufacturing touring cars, but known later for its trucks.…

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. This is a Ransome's MG2 (Motor Garden Cultivator), produced from 1936 to 1948 by Ransome's, Sims and Jefferies of Ipswich.


  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. A very smart looking 1961 Ford Zephyr 6 Farnham estate conversion. Ford produced the Zephyr from 1950 to 1972. ED Abbot of Farnham converted some Zephyrs to estates…

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. A 1967 registered Morris Minor with "panda car" livery and equipment. The use of "panda cars" started in 1965 with the aim of extending the range of the "beat bobby…

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    As well as the train programme, over the Bank Holiday was a display of vintage vehicles. A Ford Consul Capri, a two door coupe version of the Consul Classic. The Capri was manufactured from 1961-1964.


  • Carrion Crow, Varteg Road, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    A carrion crow (Corvus corone), identified as a juvenile by his brown "highlights".

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    31/1 D5627 diesel locomotive Steve Organ GM, owned by the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, pulling in to Furnace Sidings.

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    Steve Organ GM and Rosyth No 1 standing at Furnace Sidings. Rosyth No 1, 1385, was built in 1914 in Kilmarnock, by Andrew Barclay & Sons, in their Caledonia works. She is now one of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway's operational locomotives. 31/1 D562…


  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    Mechanical Navvies taking on much needed water. Mechanical Navvies, 71515, was commissioned by the War Department in 1945 from Robert Stevenson and Hawthorns as WD71515, but, with WW2 all but over, was quickly put to work at the Swalwell Disposal Point i…

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    A cast iron public dog bowl advertising Hudson's soap, on the platform at Furnace Sidings.

  • Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings, Garn-yr-Erw, Blaenavon, Pontypool 28 August 2017

    The buffet car en route to Blaenavon High Level; on a bulkhead, a poster advertising Guernsey, "the sunshine island".


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