CO-OP Petrol Station on The Boulevard.
CO-OP Petrol Station. Something a little different today. I have gone for a shot that would perhaps work as an advertising pos
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
Pitchfork Bridge, Birmingham Old Main Line Canal, Tipton.
Pitchfork Bridge. This is a scene which is nothing special to look at in the daytime, but is transformed by the colours
CS Lewis – Malvern Gas lamp.
Gas lamp. The link may be a little tenuous. It may even be apocryphal. It is said, though, that CS Lewis, when walking home fr
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
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