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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 8th October, 2009)


Wuchie from Wigan Road, New Springs, "Ivy Brow".

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon 300d 35mm-13.5mm)
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Comment by: maureen on 8th October 2009 at 13:56

Ron,that looks just like a Van Gogh painting,lovely.

Comment by: tony on 8th October 2009 at 14:38

What was this?

Comment by: Gerry on 8th October 2009 at 16:21

This was a spoil heap from Woodshaws Pit. midway between Ince and Aspull. Its still there, you can walk round it and over it. there are some great views from it. in the 50s and 60s it was just gray shale but in the past few years trees have grown on it

Comment by: Ron D on 8th October 2009 at 16:38

Tony. The hill was, and is a pit dirt heap.In the 70's it was treated, and planted with trees ext. It now looks much better, almost attractive

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