EAW013546 ENGLAND (1948). The Brico Piston Ring Works and environs, Whitmore Park, 1948. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Details

Title [EAW013546] The Brico Piston Ring Works and environs, Whitmore Park, 1948. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW013546
Date 9-March-1948
Link
Place name WHITMORE PARK
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 433668, 281793
Longitude / Latitude -1.504736093692, 52.43270196452
National Grid Reference SP337818

Pins

Another "run round loop" so as an arriving train can have their loco change ends so allowing it to propel the wagons into the factory unloading bays.

John Wass
Tuesday 12th of May 2015 11:34:39 AM
Foleshill Station

offshoredaze
Tuesday 3rd of December 2013 08:39:29 PM
Brico Piston Rings Works

Andrew Bennett
Monday 4th of November 2013 01:32:58 AM
SS Cars, Triumph, Riley and Dunlop all had factories in this part of Coventry so a Piston Ring works would fit in with the other industries. The railway station on the left of the picture was Foleshill station.

Mike Dean
Saturday 9th of November 2013 01:22:10 PM

Andrew Bennett
Monday 4th of November 2013 12:35:19 AM
Lockhurst Lane

Andrew Bennett
Monday 4th of November 2013 12:34:55 AM

User Comment Contributions

Images eaw013542 eaw013543 eaw013544 eaw013545 (eaw013546) eaw013547 eaw013548 eaw013549 are of the same location. Approx 3km north of Coventry city centre.

Andrew Bennett
Monday 6th of January 2014 03:45:57 PM
Thanks for the details! We'll update the catalogue and post the new data here in due course.



Yours, Katy

Britain from Above Cataloguing Team Leader

Katy Whitaker
Monday 6th of January 2014 03:45:57 PM
again, all details correct. looking south.

reg instone
Saturday 21st of December 2013 12:52:57 AM