Talybont on Usk Reservoir: Built in the 1930's
Talybont Reservoir is endowed with a history of initial failures but ultimate success.
Consider, as you are standing on the dam enjoying the wonderful view, the large workforce assembled in the 1930s to build the dam, making this briefly an industrial building site. Imagine too the distress caused to the 200 inhabitants who had to leave their homes, farms and livelihoods, and their community.
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