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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 18th August, 2015)

H J Heinz

H J Heinz
Taken from Elnup Wood, Shevington

Photo: Alan Banks  (Panasonic DMC-TZ60)
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Comment by: Mick on 18th August 2015 at 07:05

Its a very big storage warehouse, they say its the same size again underground.

Comment by: Garry on 18th August 2015 at 07:21

Where is the number 57 that we are so familiar with. Years ago it could be seen on the M6.

Comment by: Aubrey on 18th August 2015 at 08:22

A good shot, from a different angle I am used to from the Orrell side of the factory,making it look much larger.

Comment by: Geographer on 18th August 2015 at 09:59

Nice panorama, Alan.

You still can see it from the M6, Garry, it's not moved!
This view is from the other side of the complex, so the 57 sign is on the far side of the red building on the right.

Comment by: Garry on 18th August 2015 at 15:17

Cheers Geographer.

Comment by: A.W. on 18th August 2015 at 18:24

I remember after the power cuts in the 1970's it was ages before the 57 sign was switched on at nights again.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 18th August 2015 at 20:13

Good view point, Alan. Never seen it from this angle before.

Porters Wood looks good too. Greta walking through there.

Well done, lad.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 18th August 2015 at 20:55

Should read.." Great walking through there"

That second whisky was quite strong....

Comment by: britboy on 19th August 2015 at 13:53

I remember the place being built, watching a helicopter lifting equipment onto the factory roof.
Fortunately a part of my childhood managed to survive it all, the magical Porters Wood.

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