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Jackson family of Hindley.   Views: 633
Edited photo   Comments: 5
Photo: DTease   Item #: 29773  
 
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  Best I can do with this one Alex.  

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Comments by Alex, 10th October 2017  
Thank you so much DTease, it's very good.
A real professional cheers.

Comments by Helen of Troy, 11th October 2017  
The best you can do ? Its brillant !

Comments by Pw, 12th October 2017  
Well done D'Tease.The area below the signal box in50/60s was known as the acid tip and was used to dump any industrial just straight into the water.The area in the foreground was for domestic waste.On the other side of the railway embankments were several waters,the Big Vee,theFlash,Johnsons flash,Mellings and loads more pitrucks.Never thought I would see photos of this area . Thanks Oz

Comments by Chris Southworth, 12th October 2017  
Aye Pw, that small patch of land that was De Trafford farm was probably the only area left untouched by industry, opencasting and tipping between Liverpool road and Ince. And even that was later tipped on I think.

Comments by Pw, 15th October 2017  
Chris, you are correct.All this land was tipped on ,nearly to the top of the railway embankment.They also tipped on the pit rucks

 
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