In 1999 Amgueddfa Cymru interviewed three former crafts-men from Gilfach Ddu slate quarry workshops. The workshops later became home to the National Slate Museum. The Museum holds a rich archive from the lives of the quarrymen, but the accounts from the craftsmen who crafted and worked the mined slate are also a fascinating window on the past.
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Point of Ayr Colliery
Photograph after a day's baking, 1945
Plans for Basement
Officials and workmen at Darren Colliery, Deri, near Bargoed, about 1908
Marine Yard workshops, Holyhead
More demolition at the steelworks
A Local Farmer's View
Turning finished cheeses at Llandyrnog Creamery
View up Conwy Valley From BlackCat Roundabout
© Casgliad y Werin Cymru, The People's Collection Wales 2011
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