Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Ogley Locks - Sandfields

Ogley Locks - Sandfields
Locks 19 to 23

 


Approaching Sandfields


Sandfields Pumping Station

West of Sandfields

Canal at Sandfields

Filter unit being built

The Filter Unit at Sandfields

Sandfields beam engine


Sandfields Filter unit



The last version of Sandhills

1991 view by Arthur Radley


Sandfields in 2020



The old Pumping Station


Chesterfield Road Bridge

Looking east from Chesterfield Bridge to Lock 20


A446 Bridge - Birmingham Road


Birmingham Road Bridge parapet




Cottage  at Birmingham Road Bridge (now demolished)


Shortbutts Lane Bridge and Lock 21 in 1958

Shortbutts Lane


Aerial view with canal across the top

Close up of Birmingham Road, Railway Bridge and Lock 21

Lock 23 and London Road Bridge

Lock 23

West from London Road Bridge

St Johns Wharf and London Road



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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