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Stanley
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Posted -  14/11/2010  :  06:37
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Stanley Challenger Graham




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bob hulin
" its going leg it "


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 15:22
 Boddingtons chimney under demolition. 8. 10 .2010.


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TOM PHILLIPS
Steeplejerk


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 16:08
No pubs,no chimney's,iam going to get lost every time i leave the houseWink


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bob hulin
" its going leg it "


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 17:29
Tom. you'll have to start drinking in the house like me. i'm sick of getting lost when i come out of the snipe at 3am in the morning. Tongue-out


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TOM PHILLIPS
Steeplejerk


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 17:40
Thats no good Bob,the Mrs keeps moving the furniture round,woke up under the stairs last week,,,,you need a piece of string from your house to the Snipe or just a lashin' ,your close enough Wink


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bob hulin
" its going leg it "


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 17:45
Swifty, i wonder why a mickey mouse outfit 's   doing the scaffolding on Blackpool Tower.Wink


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bob hulin
" its going leg it "


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 17:50
Tom it's to close at times i'll have to move down openshaw hehe.Wink


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TOM PHILLIPS
Steeplejerk


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Posted - 10/12/2010 : 18:01
Doesn't need all that gear on the tower,I could have done it with a lashing ,wire brush and a Turks head,hehewhatchutalkingabout

You can have a pub crawl in Openshaw,Wink


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Stanley
Local Historian & Old Fart


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Posted - 11/12/2010 : 07:12
I recognise the water tower at Strangeways, last time I was there was when Peter was dropping the Salford Corporation destructor chimney. Good pic Bob. Tom, I suppose you're right, I can't remember where I read it.

Rockdrill, if the Big Hole was here we's fill it with rubbish!


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swifty
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Posted - 11/12/2010 : 14:18
i stand corrected on the tower  it is owned by the council and  run by a group called merlin the winter gs tower and other bits cost just over 40 million  bob s s s was just over in price Wink,,,, it wants knockin i say while scraps a good price  ha ha knowing the council when its been revamped they propably will,,,,


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TOM PHILLIPS
Steeplejerk


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Posted - 11/12/2010 : 14:26
New Brighton tower was scrapped,it was taller than Blackpool tower but a bit flimsy..


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bob hulin
" its going leg it "


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Posted - 12/12/2010 : 12:39
lod postcard.Tongue-out


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swifty
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Posted - 12/12/2010 : 18:00
2493 tons of steel at £200 a ton  £498,600 if my calcs are right plus the cast iron bit of non ferrous metal  would be a good un to knock wouldnt get mr taylor up it though lol ,,, would need a big high reach for it ,,,Clown


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swifty
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Posted - 14/12/2010 : 20:36
there as been a lot of activaty on winter gardens cant really tell whats going on to busy Innocentme   but the scaffold is over the top of the stack can see toe boards stood up i reckon they are dropping a flue down the stack to a new boiler only an inklin Wink going to blackburn with high reach in morn to be in bpool loading just after 5 Cry that will wake the seagulls and pigeons wont it ha ha


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Tizer
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Posted - 15/12/2010 : 11:16
New Brighton Tower

Prompted by Tom's comment. New Brighton Tower, built 1900, dismantled 1919-21. (From a postcard shown on wikipedia and in public domain.)

 


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swifty
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Posted - 15/12/2010 : 19:37
lasted well then Tongue-out


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