Old Photos of Witham

Excavating for new gas holder in Colchester Road, factories behind

Taken: April 1948, Ref: M2053

Excavating for new gasholder foundation off Colchester Road. Looking south-west. Factories in background, near station. On left, E M Blyth, flour millers (tall). Left of centre, in distance, behind digger, Cooper Taber’s seed warehouse in Avenue Road. On right, Hugh Baird’s station maltings.

PhotographerGas Board
Date takenApril 1948
SourceNational Gas Archive.
Unit 1, Europa Court, Europa Boulevard, Warrington WA5 7TN
RestrictionsMay be copyright of National Gas Archive
Posted on Full size 1567 × 967

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