Tim's One Photograph a Day

Canals & Rivers

Great Western Railway Oxley Viaduct, Wolverhampton

Oxley Viaduct, Wolverhampton. This splendid crossing originally took the Great Western Railway line from Wolverhampton Low Lev

Canal & Railway at Horseley Fields Junction, Wolverhampton.

Horseley Fields Junction. Today’s view is where the BCN Main Line and the Wyrley & Essington Canals meet. Above is t

BCN Main Line on the Approach to Wolverhampton.

BCN Main Line. Taking advantage of my one exercise a day, I saved it until this evening to capture this shot on the approach t

Lock 11 on the Wolverhampton Flight.

Lock 11. Halfway down the Wolverhampton Flight is this interesting scene. The bridge going over the canal is, in fact, two sep

Old Canal Arm by Wolverhampton Top Lock.

Old Canal Arm. At the moment, I can still get out – not least because we have the dog to walk! This is essentially in ou

Top of the Wolverhampton 21.

Wolverhampton. As they may be the last opportunity to get out with the camera for a while, I opted for a long exposure. We hav

Close up of a Mooring Ring.

Mooring Ring. I’ve gone for something a little different today. We are still moored up in Bentley Bridge. By opening up

Rookery Bridge, Wyrley and Essington Canal, Wednesfield.

Rookery Bridge. Moving up a little from yesterday’s photograph. We are alongside the Retail Park, where the Wolverhampto

Nickelodeon Pub and Carvery, Bentley Bridge, Wednesfield.

Nickelodeon Pub and Carvery. This is in the Bentley Bridge Leisure Park and the canal in main shot is all that remains of the

The Black Country Living Museum at Night.

Black Country Living Museum. This is similar to a previous shot, for which I make no apology. That was daytime, this is night-

Factory Locks Tipton and former Gauging Station.

Factory Locks Tipton. Birmingham and Wolverhampton are on two slightly different levels, the latter being slightly higher. Tip

Windmill End Junction, Dudley No 2 Canal.

Windmill End Junction. Yesterday’s photograph was taken from the top of the bridge on the right, looking towards where t

Gauging Island, Dudley No 2 Canal.

Gauging Island. Around the Birmingham Canal Navigations are seemingly odd sections like this, where the channel narrows to lit

Artwork in the Gosty Hill Tunnel.

Gosty Hill Tunnel. Of all the tunnels we have done on the system so far, this one rates as one of my least favourites! We have

BCN Boshboil Branch, Windmill End.

BCN Boshboil Branch. Still looking around the Bumble Hole Nature Reserve area. This was the original canal line, which heads s

A View inside Netherton Tunnel.

Netherton Tunnel. Of the many canal tunnels around the network, this was the last to be built during the period known as ̶

View under Cobbs Engine Bridge, Windmill End.

View under Cobbs Engine Bridge. We have finally moved on from the Titford Pumphouse and returned to another of our favourite m

New Inns Road Bridge on the Titford Canal.

New Inns Road Bridge. Moving on slightly from Uncle Ben’s. Behind us is the remains of the Langley Maltings, featured a

Junior Dog Agility at Crufts 2020.

Junior Dog Agility. This was amazing to watch. Much harder to photograph! After I managed to blag myself a good position, they

Uncle Ben’s Bridge on the Titford Canal.

Uncle Ben’s Bridge. Back to my favourite kind of photograph. A long exposure of a canal scene! Where the name comes from