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
Needles on the Pavement, Redditch.
Needles. Many towns grew up around a particular industry. Often they made the towns extremely prosperous. More often, they mad
King’s Norton Guillotine Lock, Stratford Canal.
Guillotine Lock, King’s Norton, North Stratford Canal. We have moved out of the city and are now heading down the Worces
Centenary Square Big Wheel, Birmingham.
Big Wheel, Birmingham. For the Festival season, Centenary Square in Birmingham is transformed. Over the last couple of years,
New Birmingham Library.
Birmingham Library. This is the distinctive Birmingham Library. We are moored on the canal just behind it, so have quite a goo
Selfridges, Bullring, Birmingham.
Selfridges, Bullring. Although I am not normally a fan of modern architecture, this is impressive by any standard. An iconic s
Old Canal Basins.
Canal Basins. Getting nearer into Birmingham, the environment becomes more industrial. Along the way, there are signs of forme
Shrewley Tunnel on the Grand Union Canal.
Shrewley Tunnel. This magnificent structure is on the former Warwick & Birmingham Canal. This was later to become part of
Rangemaster Building, Leamington Spa.
Canalside Rangemaster Building. Yesterday I photographed one of the finest buildings in Leamington Spa. Today has to be one of
Bridge 45 on the Grand Union Canal.
Looking underneath Bridge 45. It’s not often the phone camera is used for this blog. However, today I took the Olympus o
The Famous Braunston Turn.
Braunston Turn. Heading south from Rugby, we have arrived at the famous Braunston Turn. An iconic junction, made more famous b
A Former Great Central Railway Bridge.
Great Central Railway Bridge. It is hard to believe that this was once a main railway line running from London to Sheffield vi
Rugby Clock Tower – Town Centre Landmark.
Rugby Clock Tower. Standing right in the centre of town is this historic feature. Rugby Clock Tower has stood here since 1889.
Banbury Cross at Dusk.
Banbury Cross. The town is probably best known because of the popular nursery rhyme. However, this is not the Banbury Cross th
The Unusual Aynho Weir Lock.
Aynho Weir Lock. The Oxford Canal Company may have been impoverished when constructing the navigation, but it has given rise t
Pigeons Lock 39 and Accommodation Bridge 213.
Looking Under the Bridge to Pigeons Lock 39. Take away the dog bin, and the modern signage, this shot is almost timeless. This
Wind Turbine at Shoreham Port.
Wind Turbine. A modern version of the windmill, standing tall and slim on Shoreham Beach. This Wind Turbine is one of a pair s