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East Street, Ellerby Lane junction, Fire Tank


East Street, Ellerby Lane junction, Fire Tank
Description:
1970s. View shows East Street in the foreground with Ellerby Lane leading off. The Bellow Machine Co. Ltd. is on the left, the Fisherman's Hut public house on the right and Ellerby Foundry Ltd. in the background. In the foreground, a fireman is demonstrating the position of a Fire Tank, an underground chamber with direct access to the city's water mains, for use by the fire service in the event of a large fire nearby. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.

User Comments:

Name:
firemansmith@hotmail.co.uk

Comment:
fireman John Savage

Date:
05-Oct-2008

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Name:
john allen

Comment:
also just out of shot on the left is the Black dog pub, where the car is coming out is thespring close pub the smallest pub i remember.

Date:
03-Oct-2010

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Name:
dave smith

Comment:
the said fireman is Arthur Bartlum.......

Date:
13-Jan-2012

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Name:
auntieapple

Comment:
Im very interested in getting information about the history of Bellows machine company. I'm trying to track down any information about the founder, Abraham Bellow and his wife Leah ? If anyone may be able to give ANY information I would greatly appreciate this thankyou

Date:
03-Feb-2012

Email:
auntieapple2000@yahoo.co.uk

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