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Guild Hall

An unusually quiet market scene with just a handful of traders in front of the Guild Hall.

Chestnut Close, Peakirk

Thanks to Henry Clark for this lovely early 1900s photo of his old house at 2 Chestnut Close in Peakirk along with a modern day shot of the extended house.

CE Thomson & Co., Cowgate

An original enamel sign for Thomson’s of Cowgate featuring – with a degree of artistic license – an image showing the aerial walkway between their stores on both sides of the road.

Eye Green Signal Box

The M&GN Eye Green signal box in front of the Northam Brickworks …. date unknown.

Andy Donaldson (POSH)

1950s POSH striker Andy Donaldson who bagged 107 goals from 181 games in two spells with the club.

Midland Road (1981)

A view of Midland Road in 1981 captured from the junction with Thorpe Road.

Broad Bridge Street

The photographer didn’t quite nail this one but still a wonderful and early shot along Broad Bridge Street and taken from close to Town Bridge.

 

Northbound Fly Ash (1988)

A northbound fly ash train departing Peterborough Station in 1988 and hauled by Stratford based BR Class 47 #47328 which was withdrawn from service and cut up in 2005.

Church Lane, Sawtry

A view down Church Street in Sawtry. Date unknown but may be a view from the junction with High Street.

 

Sawtry Corn Mill

An early 1900s photo of Sawtry corn mill off Green End Road near the junction with Gidding Road and, below, sacks of corn being loaded in the yard onto trucks from Lough Transport of nearby Holme.