Earlestown Off The Beaten Path

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    Derby Row, Vulcan Village
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    Village Green

    by sandysmith Updated Jul 17, 2005

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    Vulcan village cottages
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    Ok so there's not much to see here rerally so we just enjoyed some liquid refreshment in the pub by the village green which is surrounded by 1840's (although restored) cottages that were built for the railway and foundry workers.

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    Vulcan

    by sandysmith Updated Jul 10, 2005

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    Vulcan foundry sign

    We made the detour from the canal path to Vulcan village - its a bit of a trek as you have to go through the housing estate and right round to the village - it looks a lot closer but there is the Manchester to Liverpool railway line blocking your direct route!
    The village had a renowned rubber factory but the iron foundy is also renowded for its production of locomotives for the railway. The foundry is now deserted and new warehouses have taken its place - this logo was a nice memorial.

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    Vulcan village

    by sandysmith Written Jul 10, 2005

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    grass train

    The village itself is small with cottages on rows names after cities like London and Sheffield. Just before entering the village proper is this train memorial in the grass. I don't think it will rival Darlington's brick train though ;-)

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