William Powell & Sons – Gun & Rifle Makers – Carrs Lane – sculptures by ell brown

This is a former gun and rifle makers – gun shop and workshop on Carrs Lane. When I got these shots, there was a bus stod in front of the building. These are from the same side of the building close up (while waiting for the bus to move out of the way). It is […]

Outbuilding, Monteith Farmstead, Dillsboro, NC by w_lemay

This is the old Monteith Farmstead, located along a former route of US Highway 19-23 and North Carolina Highway 107 on the east side of the town of Dillsboro, North Carolina. Constructed around 1910, the large and impressive Craftsman-style house sits along Scott’s Creek, amidst an intact collection of outbuildings that were once used as […]

Aston Manor Transport Museum – Witton Lane, Aston by ell brown

This is the former Aston Manor Transport Museum – it closed in 2011. The building was formerly the Borough of Aston Manor Tramways Depot. I never got around to going to the museum when it was open. The building is Grade II listed. Witton Lane Tramway Depot, Birmingham Summary A tram depot, initially built in […]

Wimpole Estate (NT) 12-05-2012 by Karen Roe

A working estate still guided by the seasons, with an impressive mansion and Home Farm. The mansion, at the heart of this estate, is evidence of Elsie Bambridge’s success in creating a home. Intimate rooms contrast with beautiful and unexpected Georgian interiors, including Soane’s breathtaking Yellow Drawing Room and wonderful plunge bath. The fascinating basement […]

Black Country Living Museum – Racecourse Colliery – shed with red bell by ell brown

This is the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, West Midlands. The museum was established in 1975, and the first buildings moved here in 1976. Since then a 26 acre site has been developed, with the unique conditions of living and working in the Black Country from the mid 19th century to early 20th century. […]

The Chile Section of the Transandine Railway by Robert Cutts

This is the first image in my Andes Set. It relates to the first part of a journey following the Transandine Railway (Ferrocarril Trasandino) from Los Andes in Chile to Mendoza in Argentina through Paso los Libertadores. The description in the set is reproduced here to make it easier to read. On 1 October 2011my […]

Karoonda. Pioneer Park with railway and Mallee farming structures and items. 1929 Chevrolet car. by denisbin

Karoonda Pioneer Park. It is located in what was once the encircling parklands of Karoonda. These parklands, however we resurveyed for building blocks in 1928 but did not sell. It was reinstituted as parklands in 1982 and the Pioneer Park was started. The museum/park concentrates on pioneer farming techniques from 1910 to 1950 and the […]

To be demolished: Rileys, Letchmore Road, Stevenage by Peter O’Connor aka anemoneprojectors

Rileys sports bar and snooker club, Letchmore Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, 26 February 2014. This building originally opened in 1935 as the Astonia cinema and later became a bingo hall. In January 2014, plans emerged for the demolition of the building, so that 11 two-bedroom apartments and 27 one-bedroom apartments could be built on the site […]

Court House, Warwick, c 1890 by Queensland State Archives

From the Queensland Heritage Register. The Warwick Court House and Police Complex comprises a group of timber and stone buildings erected from 1885. The town of Warwick was gazetted in 1847, and a police unit is recorded as being established in Warwick from this time. A shepherds hut on Canning Downs is believed to have […]

The Argent Centre – Frederick Street – Jewellery Quarter by ell brown

The Argent Centre on the corner of Legge Lane and Frederick Stret in the Jewellery Quarter. View from Frederick Street. The building is Grade II* listed. Listed as Premises Occupied by Gallen Kamp (Argent Works), Birmingham FREDERICK STREET 1. 5104 Hockley B1 Premises occupied by Gallen Kamp (Argent works) SP 0687 SW 28/8 II* 2. […]