This photo is taken in August 1971 of Bridge Street in Gainsborough, if you go over the bridge you are in Nottinghamshire.
Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Gainsborough Trinity Street From Yarborough c1964 Ernest Carter, originally uploaded by combomphotos.
This photo is a Trinity Street in Gainsborough looking down Trinity Street from the Yarborough Pub car park. The pub is now a fish resturant.
Saturday, 10 July 2010
This photo is of Bradford City Centre taken in the late 1960's or early 1970's. Here you can see in the back ground the Town Hall, also the vans are in keeping with the time. You can also see the old blue trolley buses, and if you look to the top of the photo you can see the wires with which the trolley buses ran on. Trolley buses were a big part of Bradford through the 1960's and the early 1970's, until they stopped running in 1972.
This photo is of Blackpool Pleasure Beach taken in the late 1960's or early 1970's. You can see the Monorail and in the back ground you can see the Funhouse.
Saturday, 3 July 2010
This photo is of Sunny Sands Holiday Camp near Prestatyn taken in the late 1960's or early 1970's.
This photo is of Presatyn Holiday Camp taken in the late 1960's or early 1970's. You could get single, double or family chalets with hot and cold running water, heated swimming pool, entertainment and much much more from £8.15 a week all in. In those days that was quite expensive as the average wage was about £12 a week.
This photo is of Nant Mill Farm taken from the bottom of Bodnant Bridge, it was probably taken in the late 1940s, I wanted to use the photo as i thought it was very intresting.
Idle Bradford Aerial View Of Jowetts Cars Early 1950s, originally uploaded by combomphotos.
This is a aerial photo of Jowetts Cars in Idle Bradford taken around 1950. Jowett Cars closed in 1953 and International Harvester took over the building until the early 1980s, then in 1987 Morrisons opened a brand new store on the site, the store is still there to this day.
The fields at the back of the Jowett Car Company is now the Thorpe Edge estate, which was built during the 1950s.
The road to the right hand side of the photo is Norman Lane, you can see the regal building then next to that is the original Catholich Church St Fransis, this chruch was extended in the early 1970s, if you go a bit further on you can see the large Doctors house, this was pulled down sometime in the 1950s.
If you look behind the fields you can see the newly built Greengates Estate, this was nuilt in 1948. If you look to the bottom of the photo you can see the row of shops at Five Lane Ends, these shops are still here to this day.