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West Ham Gas Works

A walk along the canal that borders the District Line from Upminster to Hammersmith, via West Ham and Mile End etc. It is the green line on the London Tube map.

I am not a clever photographer,  but I love this picture - the old and the new, water and electricity and gas. Technology from a grassy bank.

West Ham Gas Works in June 2006, with the District Line & Creek in the foreground and Canary Wharf Tower in the background [just visible].

West Ham Gas Works in June 2006, with the District Line & Creek in the foreground and Canary Wharf Tower in the background [just visible].

Another picture of the West Ham Gas works without the train, or canary wharf

Another picture of the West Ham Gas works without the train, or canary wharf

And Last updated on: Monday, 06-Apr-2015 18:07:35 BST