Elan Valley

Garreg-Ddu Viaduct, in the Elan Valley, is actually a submerged dam controlling the water supply to Foel Tower which in turn supplies water to Frankley reservoir near Birmingham via a 73 mile long gravity fed aqueduct.
Garreg-Ddu Viaduct

Garreg-Ddu Viaduct

Garreg-Ddu Viaduct, in the Elan Valley, is actually a submerged dam controlling the water supply to Foel Tower which in turn supplies water to Frankley reservoir near Birmingham via a 73 mile long gravity fed aqueduct.

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The waterfall at Ciloerwynt in the Elan Valley. Signs at this location warn of slippery rocks and that 3 fatalities have occurred here. Difficult to convey in an image just how ferocious the flow of water was.
Ciloerwynt Falls

Ciloerwynt Falls

The waterfall at Ciloerwynt in the Elan Valley. Signs at this location warn of slippery rocks and that 3 fatalities have occurred here. Difficult to convey in an image just how ferocious the flow of water was.

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A view over the bridge built on top of the dam that seperates Garreg-Ddu and Caban Coch reservoirs in the Elan Valley, Powys, Mid Wales. Built between 1893 and 1904 the reservoirs run to Frankley near Birmingham via the 73 mile long Elan aqueduct, down which the water travels at less than 2 miles per hour, taking one and a half days to get to Birmingham.
Garreg-Ddu

Garreg-Ddu

A view over the bridge built on top of the dam that seperates Garreg-Ddu and Caban Coch reservoirs in the Elan Valley, Powys, Mid Wales.  Built between 1893 and 1904 the reservoirs run to Frankley near Birmingham via the 73 mile long Elan aqueduct, down which the...

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