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Rare views of the Dudley Tunnel in colour

4 May 17

THESE postcards take us back in time over 100 years, to the early 1900s, with their rare colour views of the Dudley Tunnel.

Today the tunnel is a leading tourist attraction but in Edwardian days its was still a major commercial route with boats carrying coal, limestone and other goods between Tipton and Parkhead, beneath Castle Hill.The postcard on the left shows Castle Mill Basin, which was the main hub of the network of canals beneath Castle Hill…

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