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Birds eye view of Merseysie #501082
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If interested this book is in Birkenhead library
a couple of pics

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Re: Birds eye view of Merseysie [Re: derekdwc] #501143
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Would have liked to see the picture in the late extra properly...was that Dougie with the champagne?

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I believe that was the boss, John Brindle.

Re: Birds eye view of Merseysie [Re: torryman] #501183
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Originally Posted by torryman
Would have liked to see the picture in the late extra properly...was that Dougie with the champagne?


here we go

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Re: Birds eye view of Merseysie [Re: derekdwc] #501288
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Fourth pic down the caption is wrong, its Queensbury Gardens you can see.

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Originally Posted by nuddy
Fourth pic down the caption is wrong, its Queensbury Gardens you can see.
Good spot thumbsup


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Re: Birds eye view of Merseysie [Re: derekdwc] #501580
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I'm not so sure, thought Queensbury were opposite Vittoria Gardens. It looks like Oak and Eldon to me because that Pub on the corner is "The Black Fellahs" and also the shape of the flats is different from the Q & V. Willing to be corrected myself of course as I am just working from memory which aint all that red hot.
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Re: Birds eye view of Merseysie [Re: derekdwc] #501598
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Roughly what date would the pic be and what date was Queensbury built and knocked down
Looking at map Queensbury or Oak and Eldon could be in the line of sight

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Assuming Q&V were at where Wood Close is now, here is Q&V at top (North) of the Picture and Oak&Eldon at the bottom (South)

The picture above looks very much like the Wood Close site

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I dont think O+E were as tall as Queensbury Gardens and O+E were knocked down before them.

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The picture is of Queensbury Gardens, the structure is totally different to O&E.

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Originally Posted by nuddy
I dont think O+E were as tall as Queensbury Gardens and O+E were knocked down before them.
The shadow lengths on the above aerial tends to show otherwise, Oak and Eldon seem to be taller.


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