Monthly Archives: June 2013

Friday 14th June 2013.

Along Ainsworth Road, Radcliffe, an iron section is between two old, stone walls. To the right but unseen, an unusually shaped building – like a house – has, over the doorway, the inscription carved in stone: ‘Reading Room’. The iron … Continue reading

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Friday 7th June 2013.

An old but still very solid tunnel/bridge supported, quite easily, the heavyweight steam-trains of yesteryear. It still supports, with ease, the lightweight Metrolink trams that ply between Bury and Manchester regularly, daily. But, where is it?

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Saturday 1st June 2013.

Old maps and diagrams, seen on the ‘net, of the Ladyshore Colliery around Little Lever along the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal, show a ‘basin’ or channel running off the main canal cut into old colliery pit workings on the … Continue reading

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