Identification Longshot/Talking Point 93

  Brumas 22:03 11 Jul 08
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Good Evening All.
Time for another one.
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  Bingalau 22:31 11 Jul 08

It looks like a right dump wherever it is.

  carolineann 22:38 11 Jul 08

Portland,Dorset?

  Brumas 22:47 11 Jul 08

Fortunes Well, Portland. Well done.
No more tonight - I'm turning in.

  Brumas 22:50 11 Jul 08

I have just been easing you all into this 'new' format, now that you have cracked it I shall be making them harder next week ;o))

  Woolwell 23:10 11 Jul 08

That photograph is possibly earlier than it looks. There is no sign of the railway to Portland which was in operation in 1902.

The area of enclosed water in the foreground was filled in and was the site of the naval air station. It is now the base for the Olympic sailing events.

  Brumas 08:53 12 Jul 08

Thanks for the extra information - very interesting.

  Strawballs 20:50 12 Jul 08

It is also where Sunseekers are going to build a new boatyard, Fortuneswell is further onto portland it looks like it was taken from the hairpin bend at the top of the hill where the monument to the portland stone miners is now.

  Brumas 20:58 12 Jul 08

I also find it fascinating to read the remarks of people who are themselves actually familiar with the area.

  Strawballs 17:46 20 Jul 08

Sorry a week old but it is where my mother in-law lives and have driven the 90miles from my house quite a lot.

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