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Why not.

It's is an excellent idea. I had thought of it before, then found the laptop was broken and I haven't the slightest idea how to post pictures or videos via an I pad. So never did it.

So congratulations Mr B.





(as long as this doesnt turn into endless vids of Uwe Rosler or Lee Bradbury)
 

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1080P Timelapse from Werneth Lowe a couple of years ago
Sorry about the wonky picture - was done with a £17 camera and a Raspberry Pi whilst sat in my car
 

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Just posted this on he City talk thread.

See video and click on the link for more pictures. Very interesting video.

Aside from picadilly was Manchester basically untouched by ww2?
Raids on Manchester

Air raids began in August 1940, and in September 1940 the Palace Theatre on Oxford Street was bombed. The heaviest raids occurred on the nights of 22/23 and 23/24 December 1940, killing an estimated 684 people and injuring 2,364.[1] Manchester Cathedral, the Royal Exchange and the Free Trade Hall were among the large buildings damaged. On the night of 22/23 December, 270 aircraft dropped 272 tons of high explosive and 1,032 incendiary bombs; on the second night, 171 aircraft dropped another 195 tons of high explosive and 893 incendiaries.[1] Nazi propaganda claimed that the entire city had been burned to the ground.

Salford and Stretford[edit]

Neighbouring Salford and Stretford were also badly damaged by the bombing. It is estimated that more than 215 people were killed and 910 injured in Salford, and more than 8,000 homes were damaged or destroyed.[1] Seventy-three were killed in Stretford, and many more were injured.[2] The following month Old Trafford was hit during an air raid that lasted 3 hours. In June 1941 German bombs damaged the original Salford Royal Hospital on Chapel Street, killing 14 nurses.

Further raids[edit]

On 11 March 1941 Old Trafford football stadium, the home of Manchester United F.C., was hit by a bomb aimed at the industrial complex of Trafford Park, wrecking the pitch and demolishing the stands. The stadium was rebuilt after the war and reopened in 1949, until which time United played at Manchester City's Maine Road.[3]

In June 1941 German bombs damaged the police headquarters. Manchester continued to be bombed by the Luftwaffe throughout the war, and was in some danger of being hit by V-1 flying bombs. On Christmas Eve 1944 the Germans launched flying bombs at Manchester. The attack failed but 27 people in neighbouring Oldham were killed by a stray bomb. The city was beyond the range of the V-2 rockets.



http://www.manchestereveningnews.co...ures-survivors-remember-the-manchester-904805

Also found this video on Youtube. Some great pictures. How many buildings/streets/roads can you recognize? Note the Piccadilly Gardens pictures.

 

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Been back up Werneth Low today to shoot another timelapse of Manchester from up there - this time with a £300 GoPro4 and a camera slo-mo rotation rig

 

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Nevermind the interview with Cameron that should be discussed in another thread, but what about the view of Manchester which acts as a backdrop in this interview? Gorgeous!

 

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Take 50 minutes out.

Mills, Rain, Football, Music, Mancunians.

Made in Manchester

from fred fiol

canal+ doc sur manchester foot/musique

 

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Great little video.

Can anyone place the road and buildings in the screen grab?

Click on the link to watch the video.

Some great footage of the city.



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