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  Topic: SVR website - Part 12: 2017
Graham

Replies: 60
Views: 7405

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:19 am   Subject: SVR website - Part 12: 2017
http://www.svr.co.uk/Bewdley-Info.aspx could do with an update.

"During July, a fascinating research project will be taking place in the Brass Foundry!"

Also,

"DUE TO BUILDING ...
  Topic: Old photos - Dowles Bridge & the Tenbury line
Graham

Replies: 5
Views: 1307

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:37 am   Subject: Old photos - Dowles Bridge & the Tenbury line
Cleobury Mortimer, undated, and no explanation of why all the doors are open lots of smartly dressed men are getting off at ground level and walking back to the platform either.

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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 30
Views: 2443

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:34 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Undated. I've always known this as the Clee Hill Incline, but Ditton Priors is the nearest village, so I suppose either name will do.

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  Topic: Old photos - Hampton Loade
Graham

Replies: 2
Views: 964

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:29 pm   Subject: Old photos - Hampton Loade
Undated.

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  Topic: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Graham

Replies: 41
Views: 4715

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:22 am   Subject: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Undated, but again, between the building of the footbridge in 1895 and the bus garage in 1904. (I'm assuming the bus garage was built in the same year that the bus service to Wolverhampton started.)
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  Topic: Old photos - Highley
Graham

Replies: 10
Views: 1100

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:12 am   Subject: Old photos - Highley
Undated

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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 30
Views: 2443

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:08 am   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Peter at Pensnett Trading Estate.
Peter is currently on display at https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4469/23756909038_da29bf86bd.jpghttps://farm5.staticflickr.com/4479/36899238074_7baf11f05c_b.jpg
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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 30
Views: 2443

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:47 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Kinlet Colliery, undated, but it closed in 1937.
Not much of interest from an industrial archaeology point of view, but there's so few photos of the smaller local quarries that anything's better than ...
  Topic: Old photos - Highley
Graham

Replies: 10
Views: 1100

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:35 pm   Subject: Old photos - Highley
1958. Photo: James Doubleday

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  Topic: Safari Park link to the SVR
Graham

Replies: 18
Views: 1569

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:30 pm   Subject: Safari Park link to the SVR
I spoke to someone recently who remembers back in the '70s, long before the bypass was built, there was a proposal to build a footbridge from Bewdley Station up to Maypole Piece (the high ground beyon ...
  Topic: Carriage questions. 25771 and the Shrewsbury Saloon
Graham

Replies: 8
Views: 621

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:41 am   Subject: Carriage questions. 25771 and the Shrewsbury Saloon
Thanks both, I've edited the pages to suit.
  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 30
Views: 2443

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:33 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Undated. Dhustone is a type of volcanic basalt commonly used in roadmaking, "dhu" being welsh for "black".

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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 30
Views: 2443

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:21 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway lower station in 1892, the year it opened.

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  Topic: Carriage questions. 25771 and the Shrewsbury Saloon
Graham

Replies: 8
Views: 621

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:31 pm   Subject: Carriage questions. 25771 and the Shrewsbury Saloon
In the interests of keeping svrwiki accurate and up to date, can anyone tell me if the description of BR Mk1 25771 as "In service in Set N, replacing the Gresley Carriage under overhaul." is ...
  Topic: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Graham

Replies: 41
Views: 4715

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:04 pm   Subject: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Another colourised version of a picture I have already posted.
The Facebook caption dates it as c.1879, although, as mentioned above, Newman & Co were at a different address by 1876.
Edit; Someo ...
 
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