Tim's One Photograph a Day

Historic Buildings

The Queen’s Building, Pipers Row, Wolverhampton.

The Queen’s Building. Built in 1849, this original entrance to Wolverhampton High Level Station was designed by Edwards

The Old Swan Inn, Halesowen Road, Netherton.

The Old Swan Inn, Netherton. This Grade II listed pub is probably one of the most famous in the Black Country. Dating back to

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

Great Western Railway Goods and Coal Depot, Kidderminster.

Kidderminster Goods and Coal Depot. Just a couple of stations further north from Droitwich Spa is Kidderminster. Surprisingly,

Titford Pump House at the top of Oldbury Locks.

Titford Pump House. A couple of days ago I posted a photograph of the Oldbury Locks. Here, we are at the top of the flight 

Roof detail at Shoreham-by-Sea Station.

Shoreham-by-Sea Station. Modern railway stations rarely have the style or features of the historic ones. Even then, many have

The Barlow Theatre – Home of Oldbury Rep.

The Barlow Theatre, Langley. Langley is a small village that is part of the Oldbury conurbation. Not somewhere you expect to f

The Black Country Living Museum – Location for Peaky Blinders.

Black Country Living Museum. An unusual view of a familiar location. Being moored on the canal outside, we can see this angle

The Palace Cinema, Cinderford, Forest of Dean.

Palace Cinema, Cinderford. Final shot from the Forest of Dean. On our last visit, the bus service ran through to where we were

Sheward’s Shop, Parkend, Forest of Dean.

Sheward’s Shop, Parkend. With Storm Ciara promising its worst today, I decided not to take the camera out! Instead, toda

The Angel Hotel, Coleford, Forest of Dean.

The Angel Hotel. Many towns had their old Coaching Inns. In the days of the horse and carriage, these would be stopping points

Parry People Mover – The Stourbridge Shuttle.

Parry People Mover. Something a little different today. Probably the smallest train on Britain’s railway network is the

Langley Maltings, Titford Canal, Oldbury.

Langley Maltings. Today’s subject is a favourite one of mine. The Titford Canal is the highest level on the Birmingham C

Cobbs Engine House, Bumble Hole Nature Reserve.

Cobbs Engine House. Having mentioned yesterday that Windmill End was a busy mining area, today’s shot captures something

The Very First Branch of Lloyds Bank, Oldbury.

Lloyds Bank, Oldbury. Today’s shot is a little bit of history! Originally only operating from a single office in Birming

Wetherspoons The Court of Requests, Oldbury.

Court of Requests.   Love them or loathe them, Wetherspoons pubs have a character all of their own. Despite other pubs cl

Sherborne Wharf, Oozells Street Loop, Birmingham.

Sherborne Wharf. Another historic part of the extensive canal network in central Birmingham. At one time, this was the “Main

Gas Street Basin and Regency Wharf, Birmingham.

Gas Street Basin. This is an area of canal that I never fail to enjoy to photograph. There is so much of interest with ultra-m

Jacobs Butchers, The Square, Alvechurch.

Jacobs Butchers. So many villages across the country have lost their character. Many have lost their local shops as well. Not

Alvechurch Village Centre at Dusk.

Alvechurch Village Centre. Today’s shot is still transport related and is about half a mile away from the previous photo