Kingshill and the canal a century apart

Recent additions to the Swindon Local Studies Collection’s online archive of photographs have included several from a century ago of the point where the Wilts & Berks Canal crossed Kingshill Road. komadori has been out to photograph the same views today.

(2010 images are © komadori and part of a collection of almost 200 Swindon photographic comparisons with images from the online archive of the Swindon Local Studies Collection.)

Looking east…
Kingshill Bridge looking east in 1910
Site of Kingshill Bridge looking east in 2010

and west…
Kingshill Bridge looking west in 1910
Site of Kingshill Bridge looking west in 2010

and north…
Kingshill Bridge looking north in 1910
Site of Kingshill Bridge looking north in 2010

and finally south-west.
Kingshill Bridge looking south-west in 1910
Site of Kingshill Bridge looking south-west in 2010