Archive for: October 2010

2010/10/30

37906 & 37901

Filed under: Places - 30 Oct 2010

37906 & 37901

37906 & 37901 Irwell Vale Thursday 3rd July 2008 2G74 1630 Rawtenstall-Bury Bolton Street East Lancashire Railway Summer Diesel Extravaganza

2010/10/28

Green hairstreak butterfly

Filed under: Places - 28 Oct 2010

Green hairstreak butterfly

Had a fun day yday chasing after these fellas with some friends, gorgeous little creatures and the first time any of us have seen them. Well that may not be strictly true as I think I may have seen them in Scotland. This one is bang side on but there’s …

2010/10/27

Ramsbottom festival launch 900

Filed under: Fields - 27 Oct 2010

Ramsbottom festival launch  900

Photography: mikekellyphotography.co.uk

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Filed under: All - 27 Oct 2010

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East Lancashire Paper Mill, Rectory Lane, Radcliffe, Manchester

2010/10/26

Img_6989 royal wedding alternative

Filed under: All - 26 Oct 2010

Img_6989 royal wedding alternative

A counter-attraction in Lancaster, Lancashire, UK, to the royal wedding in London, with a range of anti-cuts organisatons participating. The message being conveyed is that the lavish show in London distracts from UK public service cuts that could be alleviated by re-prioritisation of government financing. The event features street theatre …

2010/10/23

Winch plougher, traction engine

Filed under: Fields - 23 Oct 2010

Winch plougher, traction engine

These enormous traction engines used to work in pairs to plough fields. One at each end of the field, attached to a plough, ‘driven’ by a ploughman who would keep the blades of the plough at the correct depth. One of the engines would pull one way, the other engine …

Kirkby stephen station 1951 guy arab 111

Filed under: All - 23 Oct 2010

Kirkby stephen station 1951 guy arab 111

Former Lancashire United Transport half cab single- decker MTJ84 turns into the station yard with a late afternoon service from Brough.

2010/10/22

A public service

Filed under: All - 22 Oct 2010

A public service

Britain is a far more litigious country than it used to be thanks to the public spirited efforts of such establishments as Forster Dean.

2010/10/16

Lancashire united 110 574 td

Filed under: All - 16 Oct 2010

Lancashire united 110 574 td

Chassis: Guy Motors Arab IV Body: Northern Counties Reg: 574 TD Body Type: H41/32R Fleet No: 110 Taken: North West Museum of Road Transport Date: 24th April 2011

2010/10/13

1948

Filed under: Fields - 13 Oct 2010

1948

Memorial to Lincolnshire’s wartime airfields alongside the former Lincoln to Chesterfield Railway.