Old Blackpool

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The ABC Hippodrome, Blackpool, in 1956 with the name of The Empire still on view… British Seaside, British Isles, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Old Pictures, Retro Pictures, That Old Black Magic, Blackpool England, Liverpool Town

Raising the curtain on the Blackpool Hippodrome’s history

In the first of two Memory Lane specials we publish extracts from The Blackpool Hippodrome/ABC Story, a fascinating new book from showbusiness historian Barry Band which can be viewed in the Blackpool Local History Room at Central Library.

Whitegate Drive Blackpool. Great Places, Beautiful Places, Places To Visit, Old Pictures, Old Photos, That Old Black Magic, Blackpool England, Bus Coach, Train
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Whitegate Drive Blackpool.

On 14 May The Blackpool Tower celebrated its Anniversary! Take a look at this history of The Blackpool Tower. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Great Places, Beautiful Places, Blackpool England, Preston Lancashire, British Seaside, British Isles, Beach Hotels

Lytham & St.Annes on the Sea Lancashire - Local History - Blackpool Tower Top

Blackpool Tower, some views of the top of the tower.

 wreck of Sirene and sea wall 1892 Retro Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Blackpool Beach, Blackpool England, British Seaside, Local History, Places Of Interest, Great British

BPL Preservation (@BPLPreservation)

The latest Tweets from BPL Preservation (@BPLPreservation). Sharing beautiful bygone #Blackpool. Blackpool

The Grand Blackpool Rock, Blackpool England, British Seaside, Beautiful Castles, Local History, Places Of Interest, Great British, Vintage Images, Airplanes

BPL Preservation (@BPLPreservation)

The latest Tweets from BPL Preservation (@BPLPreservation). Sharing beautiful bygone #Blackpool. Blackpool

The fortune-telling booth of one of the granddaughters of 'Gipsy Sarah', otherwise Siari Boswell nee Draper. The booth stands next to the Pleasure Beach miniature railway ride and the station to the left is called 'Gipsyville' Old Pictures, Old Photos, Blackpool Uk, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, British Seaside, Places Of Interest, Great British, British History, Vintage Images

This is where Blackpool Pleasure Beach started!

blackpool old tram Blackpool England, London Transport, Light Rail, Old Pictures, Old Cars, Outdoor Activities, Seaside, Transportation, Around The Worlds

#blackpool old tram

 On the very left is Yates Wine Lodge - the canopy was over the little arcade at the side of the pet shop. Sadly, all burnt down. Blackpool England, Theatres, Boarders, Pet Shop, Old Photos, Great Places, Canopy, Arcade, Seaside
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Clifton Street.

 Old Blackpool photos, archives from Visit Fylde Coast Blackpool Promenade, Blackpool Beach, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, War Photography, Aerial Photography, Wildlife Photography, Landscape Photography, British Beaches, British Seaside
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Blackpool beach in the 1970's

Annes on the Sea Lancashire - Local History - Alhambra, Blackpool Beautiful Castles, Beautiful Buildings, Fleetwood Town, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool England, Local History, Places Of Interest, Old Pictures, Seaside

Lytham & St.Annes on the Sea Lancashire - Local History - Alhambra, Blackpool 1899-1902

The Alhambra, Blackpool, 1899-1900.

St Anne's, Shops In The Square Part of The Francis Frith Collection of historic photographs of Britain. Free to browse online today. Your nostalgic journey has begun. Time In England, London England, Candid Photography, Street Photography, Great Places, Places To Go, Blackpool England, St Anne, Old Street

St Anne's, Shops in the Square 1921

Photo of St Anne's, Shops In The Square 1921

Highfield Road Great Places, Places To Go, Blackpool, Boarders, Old Photos, Past, Photographs, Street View, Smile
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Highfield Road

Foxhall pub Blackpool Uk, British Seaside, Beautiful Castles, Local History, Old Photos, Past, Places To Go, Random Stuff, Louvre
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The fortune-telling booth of "Gypsy Smith" standing in front of the Star Inn at South Shore in the or early Old Photographs, Old Photos, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Great Places, Places To Go, British Seaside, Light Rail, Fortune Telling
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blackpool | the star inn

The fortune-telling booth of "Gypsy Smith" standing in front of the Star Inn at South Shore in the or early Old Photographs, Old Photos, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Great Places, Places To Go, British Seaside, Light Rail, Fortune Telling
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blackpool | the star inn

The old North station, became the Bus station, now part of the Gateway project. Great Places, Places To Go, Bus Station, Beautiful Castles, Blackpool, North Shore, Old Photos, Bobs, Photographs

The old North station, became the Bus station, now part of the Gateway project.