Sunday 17 May 2020

Horsley Fields area

Horsley Fields area

Horsley Fields Junction

The following scenes are of Minerva Works and Pickfords Wharf, just south of Horsley Fields Junction.

Site of Minerva Works





Minerva Branch 1974 (Hugh Potter)

Minerva Branch 1968

Further up the Minerva Arm 1974 (Hugh Potter)

Minerva Wharf 1977 Source Pete Smith

Minerva Works



Old warehouse to south of Minerva 1974

The following is Commercial Wharf surrounding Horsley Fields Junction with the Wyrley and Essington Canal

Horsley Fields Junction - Wolverhampton Archive

Horsley Fields  - Wolverhampton Archive

Commercial Wharf next to Horsley Stop Lock

Wyrley and Essington near Horsley Fields

Wyrley and Essington near Wolverhampton - Wolverhampton Archive

Commercial Wharf 1974

Commercial Wharf - DCT Archive

Commercial Wharf - Wolverhampton Archive


Commercial Wharf in the 1970's

Commercial Wharf - Wolverhampton Archive

Commercial Wharf - Wolverhampton Archive

Possibly the start of the Wyrley and Essington opposite Commercial Wharf

The old boathouse at Commercial Wharf

Wolverhampton Power Station on site of Waterloo Street Wharf

Bilston Road Bridge, Wolverhampton looking north

Wolverhampton Electric Battery Basin

Possibly Wolverhampton Power Station 1955 - Stan Heaton

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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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