SO9396 : Bilston Blast Furnace 1978

taken 41 years ago, near to Bilston, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Bilston Blast Furnace 1978
Bilston Blast Furnace 1978
This furnace was known as Elizabeth ("Big Lizzy") and had just been shut down when this photo was taken in April 1978. It closed permanently a year later.
There is a history of the steel works on the 'History of Wolverhampton' website[[LinkExternal link]].
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SO9396, 217 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
April 1978   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Industry  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 938 960 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.7078N 2:5.5735W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9355 9593
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Steel Works  Former Steel Works  BCN (Birmingham Canal Navigations)  Wolverhampton  Blast Furnace 

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