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
The Former Dry Dock Pub, Windmill End, Netherton.
Dry Dock Pub, Windmill End. Located just down from the canal at Bumble Hole Nature Reserve in Windmill End. This was part of t
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
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
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,
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 old Great Western Droitwich Spa Station.
Droitwich Spa Station. Some of the fascination of the West Midlands is where the former Great Western Railway company encroach
Oldbury Locks on the Titford Canal.
Oldbury Locks. This is a flight of locks built in 1837 to make a navigable canal out of what was originally a feeder water sup
Ferdinand Foch Equestrian Statue, Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria, London
Ferdinand Foch Equestrian Statue. Designed by the sculptor Georges Malissard (1877-1942), it is a replica of the original whic
Artistic Look at a Stormy Sea in Lancing.
Stormy Sea. We seem to be getting a lot of storms at the moment. Although the latest one (Jorge) hasn’t fully arrived ye
Daffodils on Broadwater Green, Worthing.
Daffodils. Continuing the spring theme, it was back to the same location as yesterday. Although many were still not even open,
Pickwick Crocuses on Broadwater Green, Worthing.
Pickwick Crocuses. After a few cloudy and miserable days, it was nice to have some sun to enjoy today. I am no expert in plant