Going back in time – photographs of a small mine that still worked with pit ponies in 1981

coal miner

coal miner

I originally published this on julzcrafts.com, as part of the blogging101 course, but it really belongs here!

And to celebrate this decision, I have also created a permanent page where you can see these photos, and even buy a print, a card or a few postcards, if you so wish – smile: see south wales – sepia mining range.

julz crafts

sepia7-whole image This original 12″ x 10″ print is available on etsy

sepia1 - miner copyright_Fotor set of 4 mining postcards available at etsy

Whilst working on this blog, with the help of the WordPress Team, and the other hundreds of people on this online course, who come from every part of the globe, I have been reviewing and rethinking, and struggling at times with layouts and exactly what to say.

In my first blog for this course, I put up a couple of images that I published as sepia postcards, and I wondered why I did that, because I took them so long ago!   You can see that post HERE.

For whatever reason, I am prompted to put up two more of this set of images, my favourites. There was a small mine a little way up the hill from where I live that was still working with their well-loved pit ponies…

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