Some Photo Geography Archeology Pinpointery

Peter Brabham's excellent Flickr account (view it here), hosts a wealth of superb archive railway photography. He recently posted up an image by Derek Chaplin of a former Cardiff Railway locomotive, that had been rebuilt and put into use on the Great Western Railway, specifically in Cardiff Docks in the early 1950's. Derek Chaplin's picture … Continue reading Some Photo Geography Archeology Pinpointery

Cerro Gordo

Of late, I've fallen down a rabbit hole of having a certain YouTube channel on in the background in the days while I'm working from home in my attic. It's a channel called Ghost Town Living, and I've found myself being oddly fascinated by it. The location of the videos in the channel is a … Continue reading Cerro Gordo

Castle Inn Bridge, Treforest

In the middle of February, 2020, South Wales got hit by Storm Dennis, one of the most intense¬†extratropical cyclones¬†ever recorded. Many areas of South Wales experienced more than a month's worth of rainfall within a period of less than 48 hours. Record gusts accompanied the rainfall, and across Wales hundreds of residences were flooded out … Continue reading Castle Inn Bridge, Treforest