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
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
Dudley Market on a Damp Day.
Dudley Market. Open air markets are an historic way of trading. Many towns thrived on them. This particular one dates back to
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
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
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
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
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