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    Default Brum pics

    Some photos borrowed off a certain buy and sell site:shh::D




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    Some more




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    Nice one Chris have you got a location for photo 1 post #2 there,s a large church in the background but I can,t pinpoint it,s position. Dek
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    Dek

    It look like what would now be Burnt Tree traffic island along the Wolverhampton Rd to me.

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    Funny that Phil that was the place I was thinking of but the large church in the background threw me. Dek
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    Quote Originally Posted by dek carr View Post
    Nice one Chris have you got a location for photo 1 post #2 there,s a large church in the background but I can,t pinpoint it,s position. Dek
    Sorry I don't know:(
    Looks like you may have found out anyway:)
    Last edited by Frothblower; December 29th, 2010 at 17:50. Reason: missed word




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    Not so sure Chris maybe one of our tram experts can identify if the trams are B,ham transport or not. Dek
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    Somewhere in Aston. May be Aston Rd North?

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    The picture 'somewhere on Aston Road North' could be Aston Brook garage. This garage was on the corner of Aston Road North and Powell St. The bicycle(s) could be a clue. This garage went on to be Banning's I beleive. The bicycle was used for advertising into the sixties. Take a look at this link;
    http://www.obgt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/garagedista.html

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    The firm in the background will be Dobson & Crowther Ltd, paper bag makers, 26,28, 30 & 42, & Brook works Aston Rd north & 1 & 3 Brook St
    rowthei- Limited, 26,
    28, 30 & 42, & Brook works,

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    !s 3d a gallon,, thats just over a penny a litre - unbeleivable !!!

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