Cold War Warrior's photos with the Powys

Dragonfly, Brynich Lock, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Dragonfly, Brynich Lock, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
The pleasure cruiser Dragonfly which operates out of the Theatre Basin in Brecon, northward bound, having negotiated the Brynich Lock.
Added on August 24, 2017

Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Near Brynich Lock, Brecon 23 August 2017

Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Near Brynich Lock, Brecon 23 August 2017
One party heads north on foot, another party south by boat. What better ways to spend a pleasant afternoon?
Added on August 24, 2017

Brynich Lock, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Brynich Lock, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
A boat, lowered to the level of the next section of canal, slipping southward under Bridge 164, close on the end of the lock.
Added on August 24, 2017

River Usk, Cefn Brynich Bridge, Brecon 23 August 2017

River Usk, Cefn Brynich Bridge, Brecon 23 August 2017
Looking northwards up the River Usk from the Cefn Brynich road bridge.
Added on August 24, 2017

Brynich Aqueduct, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Brynich Aqueduct, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
A boat crossing the Brynich Aqueduct which carries the canal over the River Usk; not quite as dramatic as the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct taking the Llangollen Canal over the River Dee! Photographed from the Cefn Brynich road bridge.
Added on August 24, 2017

Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal Near Watton Wharf, Brecon 23 August 2017

Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal Near Watton Wharf, Brecon 23 August 2017
One picture, three modes of transport - boat, bicycle and Shanks' pony. On the towpath between Watton Wharf and Brynich Lock.
Added on August 24, 2017

Bridge 167, Theatre Basin, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Bridge 167, Theatre Basin, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
Framed by Bridge 167 (Dadford Bridge), the terminus of the canal, the Theatre Basin. It used to go about a hundred yards further on to Dan-y-Gaer Mill.
Added on August 24, 2017

Boat, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Boat, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
I could be wrong, but I think the owner(s) of this boat moored just south of Theatre Basin, like the Beatles!
Added on August 24, 2017

Bridge 165 & Watton Wharf, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Bridge 165 & Watton Wharf, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
Bridge 165 at Watton Wharf viewed from the South. To the right of the bridge, the archway through which ran the tramway to Hay on Wye (see adjacent photograph for an artist's impression of the tramway in operation.
Added on August 23, 2017

Sheep Model, Bulwark, Brecon 23 August 2017

Sheep Model, Bulwark, Brecon 23 August 2017
Mm... a sheep in Welsh clothing, well, a hat anyway.
Added on August 23, 2017

Watton Limekilns, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Watton Limekilns, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
The first four limekilns at Watton are known to have existed in 1802/7 and subsequently more were added over the years. They were at their heyday in the 1830s. Until recent years they had become overgrown and decayed, but a two year restoration programme…
Added on August 23, 2017

Watton Limekilns, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Watton Limekilns, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
The first four limekilns at Watton are known to have existed in 1802/7 and subsequently more were added over the years. They were at their heyday in the 1830s. Until recent years they had become overgrown and decayed, but a two year restoration programme…
Added on August 23, 2017

Watton Limekilns, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Watton Limekilns, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017
Artist's impression of the limekilns at Watton in the 1850s.

The first four limekilns at Watton are known to have existed in 1802/7 and subsequently more were added over the years. They were at their heyday in the 1830s. Until recent years they had becom…
Added on August 23, 2017