EAW041940 ENGLAND (1952). Barrage balloon over Crystal Palace High Level Station, Crystal Palace, 1952

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Details

Title [EAW041940] Barrage balloon over Crystal Palace High Level Station, Crystal Palace, 1952
Reference EAW041940
Date 14-March-1952
Link
Place name CRYSTAL PALACE
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 533843, 171148
Longitude / Latitude -0.074756455815112, 51.423025743594
National Grid Reference TQ338711

Pins

Several balloons were flown in the early 1950s to test wind speeds when planning construction of the BBC TV mast.

brianbeckett
Sunday 27th of November 2016 03:34:06 PM
This is the entrance to the vaulted subway, which ran under The Parade and gave first class passengers direct access to the High level Station.

Mikey1304
Saturday 5th of March 2016 12:36:44 PM
Ironically, this building was the old fire station. It had a cobbled forecourt and survived at least until the late 1960s before it was demolished.

Mikey1304
Saturday 5th of March 2016 12:28:20 PM
Upper Sydenham station, 1884-1954 http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/u/upper_sydenham/index.shtml

Leslie B
Thursday 3rd of March 2016 09:51:14 PM
Now a housing estate

brianbeckett
Tuesday 16th of September 2014 10:41:26 PM

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Thursday 27th of November 2014 09:29:32 AM
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Alan McFaden
Thursday 27th of November 2014 09:29:08 AM
Testing Wind Speeds during the planning for the BBC TV mast

brianbeckett
Tuesday 16th of September 2014 10:40:08 PM