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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 28th January, 2020)

Another Haigh Foundry Mile Marker


Another Haigh Foundry Mile Marker
This looks if it could be just two miles further down the road from the marker shown here on the 20th inst. - but it is in fact on a different road altogether.

Photo: David Long  (Sony SLT-A65V)
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Comment by: irene roberts on 28th January 2020 at 08:55

Is this along the road to Worthington, going towards The White Crow pub?

Comment by: Mick on 28th January 2020 at 11:52

I reconise that fence

Comment by: Poet on 28th January 2020 at 11:58

Quite a mystery this one. My guess . Old Parish. Chapel Lane maybe?

Comment by: Cyril on 28th January 2020 at 17:39

I would guess it is Irene, as I have seen one like this on Wigan Lane past the sand quarry and near a farm, wonder if these mile markers were cast at the original Leyland Mills Haigh Foundry, or are replicated by the J T & E Castings, Valley Gate Haigh Foundry.

Comment by: irene roberts on 28th January 2020 at 20:10

Cyril, I think I'm wrong actually. The background isn't right. I don't think it's the one I was thinking of.

Comment by: Blob on 29th January 2020 at 00:51

I know where it is, it's 5 miles from Wigan and 3 1/4 miles from Chorley, lol, sorry David, I couldn't resist..

Comment by: Cyril on 29th January 2020 at 13:42

This is what I was thinking of at J T & E Castings. Lost Art Industrial Heritage Wigan. http://www.lostart.co.uk/

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