Gallery:Wednesbury

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Hanging Gardens Of Wednesbury - Coppermine - 23197.jpg
Hanging Gardens Of Wednesbury - 'C' Road twixt A461 & B4200.
Wednesbury Museum (C) Gordon Griffiths - Geograph - 1644754.jpg
Wednesbury Museum (C) Gordon Griffiths
The Museum on the A4196 Holyhead Road.
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Upper High Street and Market Place (former A462), Wednesbury town centre. Photographed on 20th May 2019.
IMG 0298.JPG Philips MA50 A461.jpg
One last surviving Philips MA50 still remains on the A461 in Wednesbury, back in April. All the other SOX/LPS lights along this road have been replaced for Philips Unistreet Gen 2s, which are LED.
IMG 0299.JPG Vectra Arc 90 Unistreet 2s A461.jpg
10m columns with a mixture of different lanterns on the A461 in Wednesbury. The SON/HPS lanterns in the foreground is a Vectra and an Arc 90, both of which are Industria/WRTL. The new LEDs in the background are Philips Unistreet Gen 2s, which replaced SOX/LPS lights such as Philips MA50s. At the time they replaced nearly all the LPS/SOX lanterns along this road and only left some of the newest HPS/SON ones.
IMG 7953.JPG IMG 7378.JPG Urbis ZX2 and Phosco P862 wednesbury interchange.jpg
Green column with a bowled and dark coloured Urbis ZX2, and a grey column with a Phosco P862. This is at junction 9 of the M6. The post with the ZX2 belongs to Walsall council, and the post with the P862 belongs to Highways England. Neither of these columns are supporting their original lanterns, as the green post originally would of supported an LPS/SOX type, and the grey post previously supported a white flat-glass ZX3.
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Black Country Spine Road in 1994, showing the proposed and ultimately abandoned off-line section at Moxley. Also shows section of Black Country Route as proposed line at The Lunt.

Taken from OS Landranger sheet 139 (Birmingham and Wolverhampton), revision B2; published July 1994.

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Disused railway bridge in the middle of the A41 - Geograph - 1606173.jpg
Disused railway bridge in the middle of the A41 Photographing this one involved a certain amount of traffic-dodging. The former line here formed part of the Darlaston Loop, and ran southeast.
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The Holyhead Road The morning rush hour on the A41, the Wolverhampton to West Bromwich and Birmingham route. This 'Red Route' connects the Black Country Spine Road with the Black Country Route. The spire of Moxley Church can be seen in the distance.
Holyhead Road Bridge - Walsall Canal - Geograph - 906336.jpg
Holyhead Road Bridge - Walsall Canal
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Original design for Moxley Junction roundabout with the Black Country Spine Road passing beneath
Darlaston Road Bridge - Walsall Canal - Geograph - 906335.jpg
Darlaston Road Bridge - Walsall Canal
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Original design for Steel Roundabout and Parkway Roundabout as part of the Black Country Spine Road plans from the late 1980's
Patent Shaft roundabout - Holyhead Road approach - Geograph - 1017429.jpg
Patent Shaft Roundabout - Holyhead Road approach
My favourite location name by miles so far.
Footpath and cycleway in the middle of Hallens Drive roundabout - Geograph - 999829.jpg
Footpath and cycleway in the middle of Hallens Drive roundabout
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Late 1980s plan for an unbuilt junction on the Black Country Spine Road
 

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