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The Opening of Stocks Reservoir 1932 - Page 2

Councillor Robertson, Chairman of the Fylde Water Board, leads Prince George on a tour of inspection of the Stocks dam site.

Councillor Robertson, Chairman of the Fylde Water Board, leads Prince George on a tour of inspection of the Stocks dam site. 

Photograph from the late May Jackson collection, used by kind permission of Mrs. J. Cowking

 

Inspection of the Culvert

Inspection of the Culvert

Photograph from the late May Jackson collection, used by kind permission of Mrs. J. Cowking

 

Inspection of the tailbay wall

Inspection of the tailbay wall

Photograph from the late May Jackson collection, used by kind permission of Mrs. J. Cowking

 

Inspection of the tail-bay & compensation water outlet manifold

Inspection of the tail-bay & compensation water outlet manifold

 

Visitors pose by the Culvert entrance

Visitors pose by the Culvert entrance

Photograph from the late May Jackson collection, used by kind permission of Mrs. J. Cowking

 

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Map of the Fylde Water Board's Watersheds, Supplies etc. 1932

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A rough day on Stocks Reservoir c.1933 - 1936

A rough day on Stocks Reservoir c.1933 - 1938

Church, School and Vicarage are still intact and above top water level.

Photograph from the late John Heap collection, used by kind permission of Mr. A. Walmsley

 

Stocks Reservoir first overflowed on 3rd March, 1933. 

 

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