SD6311 : View From Horwich Works

taken 35 years ago, near to Horwich, Bolton, Great Britain

View From Horwich Works
View From Horwich Works
Looking across the works sidings towards Chorley New Road and, beyond, Holy Trinity Church on Church Street. The wagons on the left are standing on what was the line into Horwich station, which closed in 1965 following the Beeching Report.

The church in the photo is Horwich Parish Church. The Chimney was part of the Pickup Toilet factory and was demolished by Fred Dibnah not long after the photo was taken - info supplied by Flickr contact jampot2.
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Date Taken
March 1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 June, 2010
Category
Railways > Railway works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 636 111 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.7123N 2:33.0231W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 636 110
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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