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Rodley Swing Bridge
Description:
c1950s. Artwork by Joe Tunnington showing Rodley Swing Bridge and Bridge End Farm in the background, left. Canal Road is on the left.

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Name:
Don Smith

Comment:
I have three connections with this image, Joe Tunnington was my uncle on my father's side and Derek is my cousin who I haven't seen since the 1940s. My father was given a painting by Joe it was of a Stage Coach and four horses, I can remember is hanging on the wall in our house for years.I spent a lot of time in Rodley when I was a painter, the firm of Marsh Jones & Cribb had contracts for the painting of the inside and outside of Ross Mill's and Smith's Crain works,when I was an apprentice I had to go down into Rodley for cigaretts and fish and chips for the men, I would always walk back to the job on the toll path by the side of the canal.

Date:
27-Apr-2012

Email:
anne-donsmith@shaw.ca

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Name:
Derek Tunnington

Comment:
Joe painted many horses but sadly they have become "lost" to the family. His favorites were those he painted of the Todd's farm horses at Crag Farm, Adel/Alwoodley.

Date:
23-Feb-2013

Email:
derektunnington@telkomsa.net

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