Vintage London

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The aftermath of a Tram accident in April 1946. An early morning "Workman's" Tram gathered speed down Grand Depot Road and derailed at a crossover and plunged into the Co-op in Woolwich New Road. Four people received minor injuries. The local police seem to have it well in hand. The Workman's Tram was introduced by the London County Council when that body ran the most of London's Trams. They were early morning Trams which catered for factory workers at cheaper fare rates. It was also…

The aftermath of a Tram accident in April 1946. An early morning "Workman's" Tram gathered speed down Grand Depot Road and derailed at a crossover and plunged into the Co-op in Woolwich New Road. Four people received minor injuries. The local police seem to have it well in hand. The Workman's Tram was introduced by the London County Council when that body ran the most of London's Trams. They were early morning Trams which catered for factory workers at cheaper fare rates. It was also…

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Men unloading barrels of beer outside a pub in the Pool of London, while their carthorse feeds from a nosebag, December 1949. Original publication: Picture Post - 4931 - The Pool Of London - pub. 3rd December 1949. Photo by Bert Hardy (19 May 1913 - 3 July 1995) / Picture Post / Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Men unloading barrels of beer outside a pub in the Pool of London, while their carthorse feeds from a nosebag, December 1949. Original publication: Picture Post - 4931 - The Pool Of London - pub. 3rd December 1949. Photo by Bert Hardy (19 May 1913 - 3 July 1995) / Picture Post / Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Busman's Holiday 22nd April 1966: One of two London Routemaster double decker buses being loaded onto the Edelgarde at Millwall Docks, to be transported to Oslo to carry visitors to and from the trade fair as part of 'British Fortnight'.

Busman's Holiday 22nd April 1966: One of two London Routemaster double decker buses being loaded onto the Edelgarde at Millwall Docks, to be transported to Oslo to carry visitors to and from the trade fair as part of 'British Fortnight'.

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A demonstration of a vacuum cleaner for the London streets, with representatives of the London Corporation in the car, 9 Apr 1913

A demonstration of a vacuum cleaner for the London streets, with representatives of the London Corporation in the car, 9 Apr 1913

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Sainsbury's Woking - Christmas display, c. 1920. (Imagine with today's Elf & Safety Reg's hanging loads of dead birds and animals outside your shop today!)

Sainsbury's Woking - Christmas display, c. 1920. (Imagine with today's Elf & Safety Reg's hanging loads of dead birds and animals outside your shop today!)

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St Mary Overys Dock, Clink Wharf Limited, Southwark, c 1955. Eric de Mare, via English Heritage

St Mary Overys Dock, Clink Wharf Limited, Southwark, c 1955. Eric de Mare, via English Heritage

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