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Tag Archives: Catshill Junction
Much to my surprise, the Canal and River Trust have got moving and effected a repair to the hazardous step from the bridge deck of Catshill Junction Bridge in Brownhills, that I somewhat wryly commented on here a couple of days ago.
Since it was highlighted by reader John Snape in the thread about the Canal and River Trust’s bizarre installation of steps near Clayhanger, I’ve been pushing them to fix the horrid trip hazard on the north side of the bridge at Catshill Junction, Brownhills.
Here’s an interesting one from fellow Brownhills historian David Hodgkinson. David has been musing on the fate of a piece of public art erected at Catshill Junction as part of the canal towpath renovations a few years ago. I must … Continue reading
After my post earlier today featuring picture of the Brownhills Canal Rally in May, 1975, regular reader David Edwards contacted me via Facebook to say that he had a newspaper article relating to the event in question, which he’d scan … Continue reading
I’ve a bit of a treat for canal fans in this week’s old photo feature, but nice as the narrowboats are, it’s the backgrounds that are most interesting to me. All four of these images are held on the excellent … Continue reading