Shot from the bridge that crosses high above the M4, this photograph embodies much of what my Merthyr Road project means to me.
You’ve got the junction offering two choices: head north towards Merthyr Tydfil, or head south towards Cardiff. Both routes take you along the A470, today’s Merthyr Road. But in the past, your choice would have been the same, but the routes you would have travelled would have been so very different.
And whilst some of the sights you’d have seen back then would still be familiar today, most would not …
If you’re reading this in the RSS feed, my original blog post also includes a Google map showing where this photo was taken. Unfortunately I haven’t managed to get the map to appear yet in the RSS feed, so for now you’ll have to click through to my blog if you want to see the map. Sorry.