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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 14th March, 2009)


Taken from the top of the Grand Arcade multi-storey car park.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Mick on 14th March 2009 at 16:35

Its shame Wigan still as them two mucky Gas tanks sat next to the main railway line

I seem to remember it being said that they where due to be demolished but because the IRA blow up the Warrington ones these where then put back in use.

If I had my way I would get them painted like two big pies people would come from miles around to see them and it would put Wigan on the tourist map it would be our angel of the north.

Comment by: mojim on 14th March 2009 at 18:33

That's a great photo Brian,I'm afraid I'd need an oxygen mask.

Comment by: Alan on 14th March 2009 at 22:46

Mick, i cannot see any gas tanks. Where are you looking ?

Comment by: Jean J on 15th March 2009 at 00:55

Those 2 orangey, rusty, round things in the centre almost of the picture Alan.

Dressed us as pies, hee hee, what an idea.

Comment by: John B on 15th March 2009 at 20:30

Brilliant idea Mick - I'm serious !

Comment by: Mick on 15th March 2009 at 22:34

Im Serious as well John

Comment by: Alan B on 16th March 2009 at 00:01

They could do with a paint either Cherry and white or Blue and white or one of each!

Comment by: A Parr Ausie. Ex Wiganer on 27th March 2009 at 12:14

Do,s that first left hand turn head towards Sholes please let me know

Comment by: Brian on 27th March 2009 at 12:29

A Parr - yes it does.
The second left hander is Harrogate Street.

Comment by: A Parr on 27th March 2009 at 12:45

Thanks Brian. For your quick reply

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