EAW051419 ENGLAND (1953). The Associated Sprinkler Co Ltd Works (Globe Iron Works), Radcliffe, 1953. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Title [EAW051419] The Associated Sprinkler Co Ltd Works (Globe Iron Works), Radcliffe, 1953. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW051419
Date 12-August-1953
Link
Place name RADCLIFFE
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 378594, 407367
Longitude / Latitude -2.3232126958214, 53.56224036278
National Grid Reference SD786074

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The dark extra rail alongside the running rails is the wood encased side contact rail for the electric trains running from Manchester (Victoria) to Bury and onto Holcombe Brook. It was charged at 1200 volts Direct Current, thus the need for the extra safety precautions.

John Wass
Saturday 2nd of May 2015 12:18:22 PM