SP0089 : Birmingham Canal

taken 12 years ago, 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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SP0089, 74 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2006
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 004 898 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.3658N 1:59.7322W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 006 897
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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