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Peterborough North Station (1944)

A superb wartime image showing the Tea Bar on the outside of Peterborough North Station pictured in March 1944.

The Blue Bell, Dogsthorpe 1944 v 2014

Two similar views taken 70 years apart and showing the Blue Bell pub on Dogsthorpe Road/Welland Road.

Peterborough High School for Girls

Two superb images, both undated and both marked “high school for girls”.

If anybody knows more, please get in touch.

Hotpoint Washing Machine (1952)

The latest in top loader washing machines advertised by Hotpoint in 1952 !

St Marys Close (1930)

A property still standing in 2014 at #2 St Marys Close pictured here in 1930 with Princes Gardens on the far right.

Rail Accident – Conington, 15th December 1961

Workmen start the long task of tidying up after a derailment and subsequent collision at Conington, south of Peterborough, on 15th December 1961.

A full report on the incident can be viewed at http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=490

Southbound Deltic leaving Peterborough (1977)

Class 55 Deltic 55013 “The Black Watch” slips out of Peterborough and over the Fair Meadow car park with a Kings Cross train in 1977.

Sadly, this was one of the class that never survived withdrawal in 1981 and was scrapped in 1982.

St Peters Training College

An early shot of the rear of St Peter’s Training College on City Road.

Cobbled Market Place

A lovely Edwardian shot of Market Place immaculately cobbled !

Park Road Baptist Church

An undated image of Park Road Baptist Church with Geneva Street to the right and the Co-Operative store far left.