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Central England's transport and industries

Some very old and very poor photos here I'm afraid, photo-shopped to within an inch of their lives, but still way before the digital era (when even I can take reasonable photos!) but like me, they're over 55 years old so I suppose that's some kind of excuse.

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Shropshire Lead Mines

White Grit Lead Mine - SO 3194 9797

Snailbeach Lead Mine - SJ 3744 0214

Birmingham and the West Midlands

The Black Country Living Museum at Dudley

...And elsewhere


The Cromford and High Peak Railway - from High Peak Junction to Middleton Top

High Peak Junction workshops

Sheep Pasture Incline

Along the line

Middleton Incline and Middleton Top

Around Matlock Bath

Temple Mine

Tinkers Shaft

Crich Tramway Museum and some odd spots

Hereford, Worcs and Shropshire

Open Day at Bulmers Cider railway Centre, Hereford, September 1974

Severn Valley Railway

Blists Hill Museum, Ironbridge


City of Nottingham

A weekend in Nottingham at a photography workshop gave a quick opportunity to ride the trams and see a few other things of interest, plus one old photo from the ark.


While my wife was doing 'arty' things at the Patchings art festival I found some narrow-gauge wagons possibly from Calverton Colliery next door.

The Rest of Central England




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