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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 14
Views: 1190

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:27 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Shatterford Mine. Undated.
Shatterford is on the Bridgnorth to Kidderminster road, about a mile, straight up the hill, from the village of Arley, on the opposite side of the river to the station.
I ...
  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 14
Views: 1190

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:18 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Alveley Pit. Undated, but closed in 1969.

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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 14
Views: 1190

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:16 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
I'm trying to keep this vaguely SVR related, not just general local history, so here's some of the nearby coal mines.

Highley Old Pit. Undated, but it closed in 1940.

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  Topic: Hampton Loade ferry
Graham

Replies: 39
Views: 12345

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:44 pm   Subject: Hampton Loade ferry
A bit more history of both Hampton Loade and Arley ferries from 1957, plus a brief mention of the end of steam in another part of the country for good measure.

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  Topic: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Graham

Replies: 229
Views: 44185

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:27 pm   Subject: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
It would be nice if the people who have access to this information were more like fellow enthusiasts and volunteered the information, instead of waiting for a formal request via the official channels.
  Topic: Copyfraud
Graham

Replies: 1
Views: 286

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:18 am   Subject: Copyfraud
I've been posting a lot of old photos in the Photographic Section. Mostly, they are photos I found on various Facebook groups, with a few from eBay postcard sales or local museum web sites and the lik ...
  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 14
Views: 1190

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:32 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Restoration of the Ironbridge in 1973.

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  Topic: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Graham

Replies: 35
Views: 3526

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:41 pm   Subject: Old photos - Bridgnorth
"Bridgnorth railway workers" Undated.

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  Topic: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Graham

Replies: 35
Views: 3526

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:36 pm   Subject: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Undated, although the signal box and bus garage place it as 1904 - 1923.

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  Topic: Old photos - Arley
Graham

Replies: 2
Views: 587

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:33 am   Subject: Old photos - Arley
1905 postcard. I nearly didn't bother posting this one, as it looks just like any modern photo of Victoria Bridge, but then that makes it interesting in itself as it shows just how little the scene ha ...
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Graham

Replies: 34
Views: 5258

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:57 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
This is the best I can do at the moment.

Aerial view. This is an old picture, it still shows the sugar beet towers. It's the long strip of ground covered in trees just below the railway between the ...
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Graham

Replies: 34
Views: 5258

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:59 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
...clicking on the image doesn't open it
Sorry, I changed the image, but didn't specify that it should open the same link. It should be working now.
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Graham

Replies: 34
Views: 5258

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:56 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
This picture taken from the Stourport Road bridge shows the site when the sugar beet sidings were in use.

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/573/30919115934_feeb3656d3_o.jpg

The sidings were on what ...
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Graham

Replies: 34
Views: 5258

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:24 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Sharpo's question made me realise I had put an older version of the plan on the web site.
I've now updated the web site, so sorry Patrick, SVR Live is now out of date.
The latest version has only o ...
  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge
Graham

Replies: 33
Views: 2652

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:49 am   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
"early 1900s"

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