EAW050318 ENGLAND (1953). Manchester Racecourse and environs, Salford, 1953

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Title [EAW050318] Manchester Racecourse and environs, Salford, 1953
Reference EAW050318
Date 3-July-1953
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Place name SALFORD
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 381850, 400693
Longitude / Latitude -2.2736634200111, 53.502368437881
National Grid Reference SD819007

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Littleton Rd. Playing Fields.

I Sharratt
Wednesday 15th of January 2020 05:29:33 AM
Littleton Rd. Salford

I Sharratt
Wednesday 15th of January 2020 05:27:48 AM
Oaklands Rd. Salford.

I Sharratt
Wednesday 15th of January 2020 05:22:34 AM
Rainsough Roman camp site

boltie
Friday 9th of December 2016 01:52:47 AM
My first house

micklamman
Sunday 8th of November 2015 04:39:42 PM
Grandstand & finishing line

gBr
Friday 2nd of October 2015 09:09:35 PM
This Plant was known as "the destructor",basically a rubbish recycling plant,where after sorting,the remainder was burned.

boltie
Friday 24th of July 2015 01:48:25 AM
Poets Corner,behind Frederick Road Tramshed

boltie
Sunday 19th of July 2015 01:41:58 AM
Agecroft "A" station,opened 1925

boltie
Thursday 10th of July 2014 01:21:21 AM
Irwell House (the old hospital) here is a photo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drinkwater_Park#mediaviewer/File:Irwell_House_1921.jpg

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 09:17:58 PM
Prestwich Sewage Works,built 1902

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 09:11:15 PM
Cussons Soap Works,built 1920

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 09:10:31 PM
Kersal Cell,built 1563 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kersal

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 09:09:34 PM
Agecroft Rowing Club,established 1861

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 09:07:53 PM
Just about this spot,a Lancaster Bomber crashed while attempting an emergency landing following a failed mission. the crew and two civilians died.A great account of this disaster can be found here. http://aircrashsites.co.uk/raf-crash-sites-1942-1945/013rrruse-2/

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 02:19:18 AM
Clifton Junction,an important joining of various railway companies in the 1800's.In one particular incident up to six trains were held up on the Thirteen arches,and on the main lines. Read the account here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Lancashire_Railway_1844%E2%80%9359

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 02:10:24 AM
The Thirteen Arches, here are some facts and figures http://www.forgottenrelics.co.uk/bridges/gallery/clifton.html

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 01:49:12 AM
The Gerald Road Footbridge Or Broughton Suspestion Bridge.After an incident where this bridge collapsed,the army were instructed to "break step"when crossing bridges from then on.Read the Wicki article here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broughton_Suspension_Bridge

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 01:41:32 AM
The Albion Dog Track,Here is a fantastic insight into the local area and racing at the Albion.Created by Chloe Trippier as part of her University studies it's well worth a look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdaxzvihCkw

boltie
Wednesday 18th of June 2014 01:25:30 AM
Castle Irwell Manchester racecourse,see video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Fld5kWZJAI

boltie
Monday 16th of June 2014 06:02:51 PM
Just out of this frame Agecroft colliery,see video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3Snt3jP83c

boltie
Monday 16th of June 2014 05:57:12 PM
Prestwich hospital chimney, for a video from the top see https://sites.google.com/site/prestwichospital/hospital-view-from-the-top-of-the-200ft-chimney also on the same site a drive round the hospital

boltie
Saturday 14th of June 2014 12:26:26 PM
Only two cooling towers,Later there were four,here are links to a couple of videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFBSyudgfgM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6DeR6gj3Nc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIeBanOu_gk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73vtt0kR5uA

boltie
Saturday 14th of June 2014 12:18:45 PM
Here is a link to a video about Kersal Flats https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErwBd9_RbkE

boltie
Saturday 14th of June 2014 11:37:13 AM

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:43:45 PM

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:41:20 PM
Stand All Saints

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:39:11 PM
St Mary's park

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:37:43 PM
Drinkwater Park

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:35:30 PM
Site of Kersal Flats before they were built

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:34:15 PM
Now Sedgley park RUFC then Co-Op sports ground

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:32:37 PM
Rainsough,built on a roman camp

boltie
Thursday 12th of June 2014 09:30:24 PM
Butterstile lane primary school

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:54:59 PM

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:53:53 PM
12 Webster Grove

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:21:00 PM
Roundabout (Woodward Road-Venwood Road)

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:19:09 PM
Swing Park (Venwood Road)

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:17:03 PM
Prestwich Hills Reservoir

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:13:40 PM
The Griffin Hotel

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:10:56 PM
St Pauls RC primary school

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:09:55 PM
Manchester RUFC (Moor Lane)

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:08:47 PM
Manchester FC played rugby union here 1919-68. The ground has since been home to amateur and professional rugby league and now Salford City FC

gBr
Friday 2nd of October 2015 09:14:58 PM
Seven arches on Phillips park Road

boltie
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 10:04:38 PM

User Comment Contributions

The rear and The Avenue

searcher2015
Wednesday 18th of May 2016 09:29:58 PM