SJ6911 : View over Oakengates

taken 50 years ago, near to Telford, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

View over Oakengates
View over Oakengates
Mining in Oakengates had ended many years before this 1967 photograph, but its scars are still evident in the landscape. At the left, a Ferris wheel is seen showing that there was a fair in the town, and right in the centre one of H. Brown's stylish Sentinel single-deck buses (in fact they were coaches) can be seen in the small Stafford Road bus station. H. Brown was the largest operator of Sentinel buses in Britain - he had eight!
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SJ6911, 76 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
29 April 1967   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
Category
Small town   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 697 110 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.7495N 2:26.9865W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 697 112
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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