Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Dudley No2 - Lapal East



Dudley No2 - Lapal East








Inside Lapal Tunnel from the Eastern Portal - Edwin Fasham

The full collapse 3/4 mile in from the East - Edwin Fasham


Lapal Eastern Portal at California


Brickworks entrance at mouth of tunnel

Brick Kiln at the tunnel mouth


California Clay Pit




Lapal at California 1951 (HNBC - P Weaver Collection)





East from Lapal portal to Weoley Castle Bridge (HNBC - P Weaver Collection)




Weoley Park Lift Bridge




Four images from the back of Reservoir Road

Selly Oak Park

Selly Park Bridge

Harborne Lane Bridge 1924 (old)

Harbornr Lane Bridge (old) 1928

The old Selly Oak Bridge


Harborne Lane Bridge














Harborne Lane

Harborne Wharf and Selly Oak Bridge

Stop Lock at Selly Oak




Battery Park and junction with Worcester Birmingham Canal

1920


Battery Park Selly Oak


Battery Park from the air


Battery Park from the Stop Lock 1953 by Phyllis Nicklin







Selly Oak Junction (right) 1960 - Phyllis Nicklin




The above photos have been assembled from various sources, including those freely found on the internet. My thanks go to the many photographers alive and dead who have contributed to this collection and in so doing, are keeping the memory of these lost canals alive. These images are reproduced for ease of research are are not necessarily the property of this blog, and as such should not be used for commercial gain without the explicit permission of the owner (whoever that may be).

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