"Miner" memorial that has been built on the site of the old Six Bells Colliery at Abertillery in South Wales. It is to commemorate the disaster that occurred in the colliery 50 years ago on June 28th 1960, when a gas explosion ripped through the colliery killing 45 of the 48 men working. Designed by artist Sebastien Boyesen it stands 20 meters tall, the statue being 12.6m in height, and the plinth 7.4m. It has already been dubbed "The Angel Of The South" Went along and the sun was directly behind me, hence no face on shots....will have to go back.
My Dad was working at the mine at the time but not on this shift.
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