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Old December 5th, 2019, 08:38 PM   #81
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iPhone tried on safari and chrome

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Not all the photos are an issue the odd few don’t show though
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Old December 5th, 2019, 08:43 PM   #82
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Some of the Birmingham pictures that originally worked when I first posted them no longer work for me either. Only a few though.


I've asked the forum if others are having the same problem.
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Old December 7th, 2019, 08:08 PM   #83
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I'm afraid oldukphotos don't show pictures or links if you're using some browsers. I'll have a look at the Dudley Mail ones when I get chance.
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Old December 31st, 2019, 03:16 PM   #84
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Cape Hill 1908
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Cape Hill 1930

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Cape Hill 1937

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Old December 31st, 2019, 03:19 PM   #85
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West Bromwich High Street.

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Jubilee Mining Colliery, West Bromwich, 1920s/1930s. The colliery was just off Park Lane and below Forge Lane Farm.

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Someone, somewhere, sometime, …. in West Bromwich.

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Old December 31st, 2019, 03:20 PM   #86
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A view over Ocker Hill, Tipton.

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Tipton Gasworks

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Bloomfield Road 19th Century Housing

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Old December 31st, 2019, 03:21 PM   #87
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An aerial view of the Pleck area of Walsall.

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Old December 31st, 2019, 03:22 PM   #88
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Some of the country's literary greats have helped immortalise the Black Country image. Charles Dickens said, '.... tall chimneys crowding on each other and presenting that endless repetition of the same dull, ugly form poured out their plague of smoke, obscured the light, and made foul the melancholy air'.

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Cradley was known as a chain-making town but mining was just as important. All but one of the photos come from cradleylinks.co.uk or cradleylinks.com

Beech Tree was one of the collieries of the town.

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High Street, now renamed Colley Lane. 1911. Some of the shops on the left are still there.

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Colley Lane, was the High Street, 1955. Part of Worcestershire back then.

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Furlong Lane, 1911, photographed from Colley Gate looking north towards Overend with Cradley Heath beyond. A small number of buildings have survived to the present day.

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'Old' Cradley rooftops. Undated.

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Victoria Street 1959.

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Old January 6th, 2020, 10:28 PM   #90
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High Street, Bloxwich (a town to the north of Walsall).

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Market Place, Wednesbury (a town between West Bromwich and Walsall).
If you can't see the photo, please click here http://www.historywebsite.co.uk/arti...arketPlace.jpg

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Old January 6th, 2020, 10:58 PM   #91
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Stourbridge

Clifton Street 1904


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Lower High Street 1920

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Upper High Street 1930

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High Street 1931

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Bilston

High Street Undated

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High Street 1910

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Hare Street, circa 1960
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Bilston Steel Works Pre-WW1

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Found an interesting website with some info about a Black Country canal boat that has lasted for over 100 years. Also includes a brief history of the Bilston Steel Works.


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Old Hill, Rowley Regis. Photo originally from genealogyforum.co.uk

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The Colliery, Rowley Regis, circa 1900. Another photo from the Francis Frith Collection.

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Old January 9th, 2020, 07:52 PM   #95
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High Street, now renamed Colley Lane. 1911. Some of the shops on the left are still there.

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Colley Lane, was the High Street

I didn't realise that had been a High Street - that stretch of road is so generic these days, although mildly interesting what with its hilliness and bends.

It looks like the row of shops on the left could be these ones - note that each building juts out further than the next one.
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Old January 15th, 2020, 01:10 AM   #96
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Oldbury

Town Centre

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General view of the town 1964

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Whyley Street, Langley, 1964

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Smethwick

Spon Croft Tavern, Oldbury Road, circa 1900 (Postcard).

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Windmill Lane

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Brewery Street

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Oldbury

This photograph was taken by Oldbury Town Clerk A.Culwick in 1930. Barnford Hill Park is in the foreground. Langley Maltings and Showell's Brewery can be seen right of centre and the tall chimney left of centre was Albright and Wilson's chemical factory. The streets in the left of the picture are Farm Road, Langley Road, Henry Street, Edward Street.

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Langley Maltings 1920s, located next to the Titford canal. The buildings date from 1870. The Maltings were set up to supply Walter Showell's new brewery, also built in 1870, which was 100 yards away across the railway line.
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Folk who worked at the Maltings.

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Showell's brewery cart.

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Today, the site is owned by Alcohols Ltd and they produce around one million bottles of gin every week.
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Stourbridge

Brettell Lane

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Wordsley High Street

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Kinver Street Glassworks, Wordsley, 1870.

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Glassworkers in George Street, Wordsley.

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Brierley Hill

A view of Brierley Hill from the Delph flats in 1976. Shows the old Marsh and Baxters sausage factory on the left with the then Round Oak steelworks to the right in the middle distance and the Eve Hill tower blocks in Dudley on the horizon to the right.

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High Street, Brierley Hill.

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High Street, Brockmoor.

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