EPW001134 ENGLAND (1920).  Fort Dunlop Rubber Works, Bromford, from the south-west, 1920


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    Title [EPW001134] Fort Dunlop Rubber Works, Bromford, from the south-west, 1920
    Reference EPW001134
    Date May 1920
    Place name BROMFORD
    Parish
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 411979,  289811
    Longitude / Latitude -1.8234949251284,  52.505697398775
    National Grid Reference SP120898
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    Pins (9)

     These two structures are probably cooling towers, which are still visible in the 1945 view shown by Google Earth.

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    bfa
    Sunday 7th of October 2012 02:59:35 PM
     River Tame, later re-aligned to run parallel to railway. Elevated section of M6 now runs above the river.

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    Steve Cemm
    Tuesday 10th of July 2012 09:26:49 PM
     Bromford Bridge Station

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    Steve Cemm
    Tuesday 10th of July 2012 09:24:36 PM
     Fort Dunlop apprently under construction

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    Steve Cemm
    Tuesday 10th of July 2012 09:23:47 PM
    I agree - this looks like the location of the multi-story tyre store, the facade of which is all that's left of the Fort Dunlop site.

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    bfa
    Sunday 7th of October 2012 02:41:31 PM
     Birmingam to Derby railway

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    Steve Cemm
    Tuesday 10th of July 2012 09:23:05 PM
     There appear to be jumps on a horse-racing course here.

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    Calchfaen
    Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 09:53:37 PM
     Road bridge over what looks like a canal.

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    Glen37037
    Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 12:58:10 PM
    Birmingham to Fazeley canal.

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    Steve Cemm
    Tuesday 10th of July 2012 09:28:26 PM
     Looks like railway station platforms here.

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    Glen37037
    Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 12:54:59 PM
     This is the same factory that appears in photo EPW001103

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    TonyW1960
    Friday 29th of June 2012 10:26:14 PM

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    User Comment Contributions

    Thanks everyone,



    We’ve reviewed your comments and thanks to your help we can update the catalogue. The revised record with the correct location will appear here in due course.



    Yours, Katy

    Britain from Above Cataloguing Team Leader

    Katy Whitaker
    Tuesday 23rd of October 2012 10:10:10 AM
    Almost sure it is Birmingham Racecourse - the stands are "under the wing".

    Willocolt
    Tuesday 10th of July 2012 09:59:46 AM