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Crescent Bridge 1913

The sign above the Lipton’s Tea board reads “Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company” which suggests this image was captured shortly after the bridge had opened. The road to the soon to be closed level crossing is off to the left.

Great Northern Hotel

An early LNER promotional card for the Great Northern Hotel which today is under real threat of demolition under plans to revamp the “station quarter” in the city.

Great Northern Hotel Taxis

Certainly more attractive than today’s taxi-rank outside of Peterborough Station – these horse-drawn taxis were ready and waiting to take arriving rail passengers into town.