SP0089 : Birmingham Canal

near to Oldbury, Sandwell, Great Britain

Birmingham Canal.
Birmingham Canal.
Picture from Spon Lane bridge looking west. The canal is Thomas Telford's "new" Main Line of the Birmingham Canal. It was authorised in 1825 to relieve congestion on James Brindley's contour canal built in the 1770s mainly for coal transportation. The railway dates from the 1860s.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 18 January, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 004 898 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.3658N 1:59.7322W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 006 897
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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