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    The diesel service to Sutton Park, ended in 1965 when the through service Walsall- Birmingham via Castle Bromwich ceased. The Post...
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    Heartland replied to the thread The Longboat, Cambrian Wharf.
    If and when the Flapper is demolished there is the aspect of what heritage feature remain in the foundations. The crane is listed grade...
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    Heartland replied to the thread Carters White Horse.
    The thread on Thomas Townshend is related to both canal and railway construction. He had a large and extended family, but most of the...
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    Heartland replied to the thread NewStreet Station 1967.
    Passenger Luggage in Advance was a different service, where luggage was sent on with the hopeful re-uniting with the owner. It was a...
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    Heartland replied to the thread LMS Railway Delivery Vehicles.
    The firm was Bellis & Seekings then Secundus was the name given by Pike Brothers and was the second supplied by Bellis & Seekings for...
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    Heartland replied to the thread LMS Railway Delivery Vehicles.
    Bellis & Morcom were previously Bellis & Seekings They built a couple of steam locomotives including SECUNDUS. This image shows the...
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    The last stage of funding applications for restoring railways fund (stage 3) has included the Fort Station at Castle Bromwich. This...
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    Heartland replied to the thread Steam Locos.
    There is something about a steam locomotive. In the modern world there will no doubt be a problem as coal supplies dwindle. Before BR...
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    Heartland replied to the thread NewStreet Station 1967.
    The parcel bay became Red Star parcels, which was British Rail development of sending parcels with the guard/conductor of passenger...
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    Heartland replied to the thread Hamstead Colliery.
    Apart from Hampstead, there was Jubilee Colliery. This mine was developed with a tramway to the canal at Sandwell Park Colliery. It was...
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    Heartland replied to the thread LMS Railway Delivery Vehicles.
    The view has the look of being a consignment from the Bellis & Morcam Works, which were on Ladywood. If it was going to their works, a...
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    Heartland replied to the thread NewStreet Station 1967.
    That is the Stephenson Street side of the station which once had the travel centre and a booking office and there was also the railway...
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    Heartland replied to the thread Lock keeper’s cottages.
    Looking up the BCN cottages in Birmingham, I compared a 1911 Census Entry for the group of cottages in Ludgate Hill. These were back to...
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    Has anybody come across an image of Under Tindal Street Bridge by George Busby (1926-2005) ?
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    The Fountain has been recently restored to use after a period of use as a garden. In this view workmen are seen preparing the ground...
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