EPW058245 ENGLAND (1938). Manchester Road and the site of Roaches Industrial Estate with the Severn Valley Gas Corporation Ltd Gas Works and Spring Cotton Mill in the distance, Roaches, 1938

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Details

Title [EPW058245] Manchester Road and the site of Roaches Industrial Estate with the Severn Valley Gas Corporation Ltd Gas Works and Spring Cotton Mill in the distance, Roaches, 1938
Reference EPW058245
Date 25-July-1938
Link
Place name ROACHES
Parish MOSSLEY
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 398231, 403492
Longitude / Latitude -2.0266887309885, 53.527840131381
National Grid Reference SD982035

Pins

Gas works shunting loco.

Maurice
Monday 7th of July 2014 06:32:31 AM
A rift of eleven coal wagons dropped inside the gate from a passing train. Note the short headhunt does not appear to have been used for a while, so all shunting and exchanges conducted directly from the main line.

Maurice
Monday 7th of July 2014 06:31:53 AM
Embankment with drainage problems

Maurice
Monday 7th of July 2014 06:27:12 AM

User Comment Contributions

An interesting view of a typical 1930s gas works.

stardelta
Tuesday 1st of July 2014 03:59:47 PM