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Mabgate, Fire Tank

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Mabgate, Fire Tank
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1970s. View of Mabgate looking towards the junction with Skinner Lane on the left, Cherry Row ahead and Lincoln Green Road to the right. 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, to be used by the fire service in case of a large fire in the vicinity. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.

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Steve Draper

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The building on the corner of Skinner Lane and Cherry Row is the former 'Red Bear' pub - derelict by this time.

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john allen

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the builing on the left was part of the headrow clothing group, on the right just round the corner was a cycle shop.

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05-May-2011

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Dave theobald

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I could be wrong but the guy in the picture looks like Leading fireman savage

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21-May-2011

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