SO9394 : Passing Alfred Matty's Yard 1978

taken 41 years ago, near to Coseley, Dudley, Great Britain

Passing Alfred Matty's Yard 1978
Passing Alfred Matty's Yard 1978
The boats in the picture were too large for the locks and just worked on the Wolverhampton level of the Birmingham Canal Navigations. This was a common sight in the 1970's and 80's as the BCN's traffic transferred to the roads. It was unusual to see holiday boaters then as well.
Biddings Lane bridge is visible in the background.
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SO9394, 171 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
April 1978   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry  Canals  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9399 9474 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.0283N 2:5.4039W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9400 9475
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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