Places (Help with places, streets and buildings in Wigan.)
PeterP said ---Attached to the brick garages was a small brick unit which was equipped with the switches for the air raid siren which was positioned on a large telegraph pole at the back of this small building. between the garages and the large tree.
Peter-- when I was a lad nothing but fields on Leyland Green Rd and the only air raid station and siren was across from the School the one you must be thinking of was the siren for the outcropping for coal that they would sound when about to blast, a few short blasts followed by one long blast then the one to say they had finished blasting
Replied: 30th Apr 2021 at 16:34