Saturday, 2 May 2020

Ridgacre Branch Canal

Ridgacre Branch Canal



Ridgacre East (with Harford Branch)


Ridgacre west


Arm into gasworks 1974 (Hugh Potter)



Swan Village gasworks


Aerial view of Swan Village Gasworks





Swan Village Gasworks




Cast iron bridge 1974 (Hugh Potter)


Beneath railway Bridge 1974 (Hugh Potter)


Black Lane Bridge 1974 (Hugh Potter)





Ridgacre Branch beyond Black Lane 1974 (Hugh Potter)

End of Ridgacre Branch 1974 (Hugh Potter)




Ridgacre 1992 (Vic Smallshire)





Junction of Ridgacre and Halford Branches 1952



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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