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A 19th century beam engine, manufactured in 1817 by Matthew Boulton and James Watt's company, that is now preserved on a traffic island on the A38M Aston Expressway on the approach to Birmingham city centre.

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This friendly stone pelican sits atop a building on Great Hampton Street in Birmingham.

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Birmingham's a concrete jungle? PFFT! The Library of Birmingham (Mecanoo Architecten, under construction) and Baskerville House - Birmingham, England

Salford Bridge pictured in its pre-Spaghetti Junction days (it's now dwarfed by the sprawling interchange)