SJ8857 : Old balance Wheel

taken 8 years ago, near to Biddulph, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Old balance Wheel
Old balance Wheel
This balance wheel was removed from the bottom of the Victoria shaft, of the Biddulph Victoria Colliery, on its closure in 1983. It was then placed in front of Biddulph Town Hall to commemorate the importance that coal-mining once was to the town. Unfortunately I could not get square on to it because someone has planted a large Spruce tree in front of it. For a detailed view of the sign see SJ8857 : Information sign on the Balance Wheel
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SJ8857, 338 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 January, 2010
Category
Historical item   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 883 577 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.9972N 2:10.5218W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 883 577
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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