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North View, Westerton Road, street decorations (West Ardsley) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows street decorations in North view, Westerton Road. The photograph is inscribed with the name G.M. Whitlam, an East Ardsley photographer. This is obviously a time of celebration and there are large letters on the walls of the houses spelling a message part of which can be discerned to read 'Success to the . . . '. The clothes of the residents may date the occasion to the 1930s. Any further information would be welcome. Image used courtesy of Peter Aldred. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Abbey Road (Kirkstall)
Black & White image1st September 1949. looking east across Abbey Road near Vesper Road. Tram tracks and overhead power lines are prominent. There is a bank of earth over the road, behind a stone wall. On top of the bank is a mast with an ornate box at the base. In the distance is Forge Quarry.
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Abbey Road (Kirkstall)
Black & White image21st July 1948. Looking east along Abbey Road, with Forge Quarry (A. R. Briggs & Co. Ltd.) in the centre. Two advertising hoardings are also prominent, with advertisements for Scarborough (holidays), England v. Australia (test match), Paulo's Circus, and two public information posters. The quarry buildings are behind. Tram lines and overhead power cables are in the foreground.
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Aberford Road, East Garforth (Garforth)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows Aberford Road and the newly built East Garforth Council House Estate.
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Aberford Road, Isabella Pit (Garforth)
Black & White imageUndated. Isabella Pit, located north of Aberford Road off Ash Lane, was the first major shaft to be sunk in Garforth. Opening in 1833, it was owned by the Gascoigne family, the major landowners in the town, and named after their eldest daughter. The community of East Garforth grew up around it and 392 men lost their jobs when it closed in 1925.
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