Vintage Wales

History and nostalgia from Wales
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an old black and white photo of two people standing in front of a large building
The fascinating story of when the Empire Games came to Cardiff
The full story of when the Empire Games came to Cardiff
two men standing next to each other in front of an old fashioned computer panel with many wires
The wonderful pictures of Welsh coalfields that no one knows who took
The lamp rooms at Abercynon Colliery, part of the Glamorgan Archives' south Wales coalfield collection (Credit: Glamorgan Archives) From The remarkable pictures of Wales' coalfields
three men standing next to each other in front of a crane
The wonderful pictures of Welsh coalfields that no one knows who took
Salvage men at Abercynon Colliery 1989, as part of the Glamorgan Archives' south Wales coalfield collection (Credit: Glamorgan Archives) From The remarkable pictures of Wales' coalfields
an old black and white photo of a factory with machinery in it's foreground
20 reasons everyone hates living in Pontypridd
The Albion Colliery, Pontypridd - from 20 reasons everyone hates living in Pontypridd
an old black and white photo of a truck parked in front of a gas station
34 brilliant pictures that show how much Cardiff has changed since the 1980s
In 1981, Cardiff's Mill Lane was where the open-air market would set up and it was the place to go to get fresh fruit and veg. Credit: Western Mail
an old black and white photo of people with luggage walking down the street in front of factory buildings
The lost suburbs of Cardiff and the fascinating history behind them
East Moors steelworks in Cardiff
a green and yellow train traveling on top of a mountain
The most scenic railways, trams and train journeys in Wales
Snowdon Mountain Railway
a rugby player dives to catch the ball
Was 1999 the best ever year to be Welsh?
Wales beat England at Wembley
black and white photograph of a woman holding the reigns of a horse with other people in the background
When handsome horses were kings of the road in Cardiff
Maudie Edwards, the Welsh comedienne, played 'barmaid' to 11-year-old dapple grey shire horse Nelson in Cardiff in 1950
a sign hanging from the side of a building with two men in top hats on it
Raise a toast to one of Cardiff's Victorian gems The Corporation
What next for Cardiff pub The Corporation?
a large group of men in suits and ties standing together at the entrance to a building
The fun events that brought Cardiff's Coal Exchange to life
The Coal Exchange in Cardiff opens for business
an old black and white photo of people walking down the street
Steam trains and quiet streets - how Cardiff's St Fagans and Radyr used to look
No buses and no traffic jams in this picture of Radyr in Cardiff
four people standing in front of a building
Remember when everybody called Jones came to the Wales Millennium Centre?
When stones became Jones at the WMC - and Jones from across Wales gathered to break a record
a man in red jersey holding his head up with both hands and looking at the crowd
How Cardiff helped to fuel the Six Nations fire 10 years ago
Gareth Thomas does his trademark Ayatollah after scoring a try v Scotland in 2006
the hockey team is posing for a group photo with their banner in front of them
Bye bye Cardiff Bay Ice Arena and thanks for all the memories
A group of Cardiff Devils fans in celebratory mood at the Wales National Ice Rink in 1988