J3675 : Bombardier Shorts Aerospace, Belfast [2]

taken 15 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Sydenham, Queens Island and Ballyhackamore, Northern Ireland

Bombardier Shorts Aerospace, Belfast [2]
Bombardier Shorts Aerospace, Belfast [2]
The Bombardier Shorts Aerospace building in Belfast. Founded in 1908, the company is currently celebrating 100 years of aircraft manufacture and is regarded as being the first true aviation company in the world. The company had its first roots in 1897 when brothers Eustace (1875-1932) and Oswald (1883-1969) Short took their first flight in a coal gas filled balloon. After opening several factories in England, the company was eventually relocated to Belfast in 1936. In 1989 the company was purchased by Canadian company Bombardier. See LinkExternal link for a full history and LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) for the company website. See J3675 : Bombardier Shorts Aerospace, Belfast for a view of the back of the factory; Conn's Water J3675 : Conn's Water, Belfast is in the foreground.
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Friday, 20 June, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 22 June, 2008
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Factory > Factory   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 362 753 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4746N 5:53.5711W
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Irish: geotagged! J 362 751
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