SP0388 : Soho Railway Bridge, Birmingham Canal

taken 2 years ago, near to Smethwick, Sandwell, Great Britain

Soho Railway Bridge, Birmingham Canal
Soho Railway Bridge, Birmingham Canal
Carrying the West Coast Main Line Birmingham Wolverhampton railway over Telford's improved Birmingham Canal.
Birmingham Canal (BCN Main Line)

The Birmingham Canal was built from 1768 to 1772 by James Brindley from the then edge of Birmingham, at Paradise Wharf (also known as Old Wharf) near to Gas Street Basin to meet the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Aldersley, near Wolverhampton. The canal was upgraded and straightened by Thomas Telford between 1824-7.
The canal forms part of the Birmingham Canals Navigation, a network of canals in and around the city.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Canals 
Bridge (from Tags)
Railway Over Canal  Brick Arch 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0352 8863 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.7340N 1:56.9749W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0349 8868
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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