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Potato Wharf Castlefield, from the railway viaducts

Potato Wharf Castlefield, from the railway viaducts

Railway viaduct, Stockport, Manchester 1903

Railway viaduct, Stockport, Manchester 1903

Manchester Piccadilly Station,  1901

Page Metrolink and Tram-train future lines/fantasy threads Greater Manchester Transport Projects

This is a view that can't be recreated now - Mumps Bridge, Oldham, with the now-gone Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway iron bridge dominating the scene. An Oldham Corporation Crossley double-decker is leaving the town on service 3 towards Rushcroft. A little plume of smoke is coming from its exhaust - Crossleys were known for being a little bit wheezy and smoky in the engine department. It's not clear on the original photo if the traffic lights are working or not, but there is a Po...

This is a view that can't be recreated now - Mumps Bridge, Oldham, with the now-gone Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway iron bridge dominating the scene. An Oldham Corporation Crossley double-decker is leaving the town on service 3 towards Rushcroft. A little plume of smoke is coming from its exhaust - Crossleys were known for being a little bit wheezy and smoky in the engine department. It's not clear on the original photo if the traffic lights are working or not, but there is a Po...

Rain in Manchester at the Arndale Centre, England

Rain in Manchester Oxford Road, with the Refuge and a view of the Central Library ahead - see Valette's version from Edwardian times.

Rusholme Village in the Rush Hour

A tour of Wilmslow Road

St Ann's Square

St Ann's Square

Markets, Smithfield Market, High Street entrance, Manchester

The view towards Smithfield Market in 1907

Fallowfield

Fallowfield

King Street area

King Street area

CIS ghost

CIS ghost

Rochdale canal, Castlefield, Manchester, shot by Charles Etchells. #places, #photography

Rochdale canal, Castlefield, Manchester, shot by Charles Etchells.

Down the decades: See how Market Street has changed since 1900

Down the decades: See how Market Street has changed since 1900

Our nostalgic images capture how the busy shopping street has changed since the start of the twentieth century

Portland Street as it was

Portland Street as it was

Angel Meadow, Manchester.

Angel Meadow - one of the worst slums in the century and home of a vast majority of the cotton workers at the time.

Pre-UMIST

Pre-UMIST

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