According to experts this was no run-
Although I can see the sound reasoning behind this, I cannot help feeling that the
Blaenau industrial landscape -
As with many other features around Blaenau, coming across this industrial artefact
in its remote and wild setting, was a truly dramatic and unexpected surprise -
It is therefore my hope that in the near future, the void left by the removal of the engine, will be filled either by a similar one of less value, or preferably, by a cosmetic replica.
Anyone who has taken the trouble to toil uphill to see the Rhosydd / Croesor drum house at SH.657.464 or the restored waterwheel at Cwm Ciprwth at SH.525.478, will understand the indisputable value of preserving, as near intact as possible, these precious monuments.
Sketch proposal for restoration